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12 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

Beef from cattle given growth-boosting hormones could enter the UK food supply if standards are sacrificed as part of a post-Brexit trade deal, a new ...

Hormone-treated beef entering UK could lead to public boycott, report warns

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12 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Produce

A four week pilot to have Scotch Lamb included in school meals in a bid to back local farmers and promote fresh food has been deemed a success. The...

Scotch Lamb back on school menu following farming union led campaign

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6 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Meat,News

Tests have found antimicrobial resistance in a proportion of all types of bacteria examined in samples of chicken and pork, a new report has highlight...

Tests find antimicrobial resistance in all types of meat bacteria

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6 September 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A food safety watchdog has confirmed that one-fifth of meat samples tested in 2017 contained DNA from animals that weren’t listed on the label. Amo...

One-fifth of meat samples contain wrong animal DNA, tests find

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6 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

A 'no-deal' Brexit risks creating a dangerous two-tier food system between rich and poor, a major new report by a think-tank has warned. The less w...

Brexit risks creating a 'two-tier food system between rich and poor'

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5 September 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

The South West of England has been named 'Top of the Flocks' as new data reveals the areas and counties in which most sheep are based. More than 15...

South West of England named 'Top of the Flocks'

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4 September 2018 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union President has said the new Livestock Information Programme is "pivotal" in bringing the livestock sector together. The ...

NFU President says new Livestock Information Programme is 'pivotal'

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4 September 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News,Pigs,Produce

The government has raised its assessment of the risk of products contaminated with African swine fever entering the UK from 'low' to 'medium'. Howe...

UK swine fever risk level raised following Europe outbreaks

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31 August 2018 | Meat,News,Renewables and Environment

The UK could solve the housing crisis, re-wild the country and help fight climate change if it invested more in lab-grown meat, a new report has claim...

Invest more in lab-grown meat to solve pressing crises, report suggests

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30 August 2018 | Dairy,Meat,News

Researchers have found that people who eat higher levels of red meat and cheese are more likely to live longer. The study of 220,000 adults found t...

Red meat and dairy good for a healthy diet, study suggests

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28 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,Meat,News,Pigs,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Meat, vegetable and dairy prices are set to increase "at least" 5% due to the impact of the UK's sustained heatwave and extreme winter weather. Sum...

UK's extreme weather to trigger food price increase

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24 August 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

A new five-year collaborative project is to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines, 25-years after the last major update. Evidence suggest...

Five-year project to deliver improved cattle feeding guidelines

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24 August 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Pigs

A ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario would "damage" the British pig industry, in particular its ability to export pork to the EU. The UK's leading pig indus...

'No deal' Brexit would 'damage' British pig industry

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24 August 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Sheep

The sheep industry will celebrate all that is great about British lamb as farmers take part in events as part of Love Lamb Week 2018 next month. Th...

Love Lamb week is back and aims to break with tradition

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24 August 2018 | Animal Health,Government,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

The UK's largest veterinary group has urged the government to confirm whether British lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be s...

UK vet body calls for clarity on animal welfare in Saudi lamb deal

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20 August 2018 | Government,Meat,News

The first consignment of UK beef has now cleared customs in the Philippines and has the potential to become a major trade opportunity for the local be...

UK beef on sale in Philippines 'could become major trade opportunity'

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20 August 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Sheep

The prospect of the UK leaving the EU next March with no trade deal in place is "worrying and would have serious implications" for the UK’s beef and s...

No-deal Brexit will have 'serious implications' for UK beef and sheep farming

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16 August 2018 | Meat,News,Organic,Produce

A farm has made history by constructing the UK's first drive-thru offering on-the-go consumers the estate's organic meat. Rhug Estate, situated nea...

UK's first farm drive-thru opens to on-the-go consumers

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10 August 2018 | Finance,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

A new £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb has been welcomed as a "great boost" for farmers. The campaign was announced by First Minister Nicola St...

New £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb 'great boost' for farmers

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10 August 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

Thirty-four organisations have asked the government to take urgent action to save the UK's network of small abattoirs, which they say are closing at a...

Small abattoirs closing at 'alarming rate', thirty-four groups tell Gove

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8 August 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

Lamb producers have been urged to pull together to change tradition and put lamb back on plates all year round. That’s the key call as Love Lamb We...

Young farmers to encourage Brits to eat lamb all year round

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6 August 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

Urgent action is needed from Number 10 in Brexit talks to protect Scotland’s food and drink produce, according to the Scottish government. In an ar...

Scottish protected food names 'under threat', SNP says

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1 August 2018 | Meat,News

The meat industry has been urged to innovate as a new report shows it is meat-eaters who are driving sales of vegan products because they are keen on ...

Growth of veganism fuelled by meat-eaters wanting 'something new'

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31 July 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

The beef industry has raised their concerns about the prospects for Scotland's dwindling suckler beef herd, highlighting how the Scotch beef supplies ...

Iconic Scotch beef supplies 'under threat'

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30 July 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Sheep,Shows and Events

Farmers and the public are to celebrate all thing Welsh Lamb on August 1 as the industry looks to showcase the meat's versatility. As the Royal Wel...

‘Lamb. It’s got to be Welsh’: 1 August sees celebration of all things lamb

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