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20 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

French MPs have voted to ban vegan and vegetarian products from using terms enjoyed by their meat counterparts, such as 'sausage' and 'steak'. The ...

France to ban vegan products from using terms like 'sausage' and 'steak'

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11 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Pigs,Produce

A complaint from vegan group Viva! on the AHDB Pork Midweek Meals campaign has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The claim th...

Advertising Standards reject vegan complaint directed at pork advert

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6 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's has returned its Good Chicken Award after keeping the title for almost eight years due to failure in achieving higher welfare commitments....

Sainsbury’s returns Good Chicken Award after eight years

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26 March 2018 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Produce

A study to look at the feasibility of introducing DNA traceability as an additional measure to guarantee the authenticity of Scotch Beef PGI is being ...

DNA traceability could guarantee authenticity of Scotch Beef PGI

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23 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Meat Processing,News

The Welsh government has hinted at future legislation to introduce CCTV in Welsh slaughterhouses. In a written statement on ‘Animal welfare in the ...

Welsh government hints at possible mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Scottish hill and mountain farming can create "productive larders" for quality meat as well as deliver environmental benefits, an event heard. At t...

Scottish hill farming offers 'productive larders' and delivers environmental benefits

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16 March 2018 | Government,Meat Processing,News,Produce

Research undertaken to evaluate a three-year European marketing campaign for Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef has highlighted the importance of its PGI statu...

Importance of PGI status to Welsh Lamb and Beef 'crucial'

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14 March 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Other Livestock,Produce

Scottish wild venison may get EU recognition as a protected food as the UK government sends an application for PGI status. Scottish wild venison is...

Scottish wild venison may get EU recognition as a protected food

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12 March 2018 | Meat Processing,News

AHDB is in advanced talks with a private partner to secure the future of independent classification services for farmers. The Agriculture and Horti...

AHDB in advanced talks to secure Meat and Livestock Commercial Services

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9 March 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Pigs,Produce

Mexico has the potential to "act like a springboard" into the wider region for British meat and dairy exports, in particular pork, according to AHDB. ...

Mexico could 'act like a springboard' into the region for British meat exports

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Newly-elected NFU president Minette Batters is calling on Brits to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns in April. The initiative, whic...

NFU President urges public to get behind Great British Beef Week

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6 March 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

Blog writer and PhD researcher Charlotte Chivers has weighed up the debate raging against farmers and vegans. Is it an healthy debate or all-out war? ...

Blog writer calls for farmers and vegans to stop 'all-out-war' and debate sensibly

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2 March 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Poultry

A new report has been released by the Food Standards Agency following the allegations of food hygiene and safety breaches at the 2 Sisters Food Group’...

New report released looks at meat scandal surrounding 2 Sisters Group

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1 March 2018 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News

Meat and milk production from cattle could one day be boosted, thanks to analysis of microbes in cows’ stomachs. The study paves the way for resear...

Microbes in cows' stomachs could boost meat and milk production

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28 February 2018 | Animal Health,Meat Processing,News,Produce

A Jewish campaign group has said labelling meat 'stunned' or 'non-stunned' is "dishonest" and "misleading" for consumers. A parliamentary group has...

Labelling meat 'stunned' or 'non-stunned' is 'dishonest and misleading', campaign group says

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27 February 2018 | Education,Meat Processing,News,Pigs

Keeping pigs on a rural Hampshire school farm to show children how food is produced is to return following vegan backlash which temporarily axed it. ...

Pig rearing to return to rural school following vegan backlash

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26 February 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce

A new report released has concluded that the UK’s network of small local abattoirs is near collapse, and that huge loss of consumer choice may happen....

UK's network of small local abattoirs 'near collapse', report warns

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21 February 2018 | Government,Meat Processing,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

A plot has emerged "mistakenly" by leading Brexiteers to ditch EU food and safety standards post-Brexit to secure a US trade deal, according to an MEP...

Plot emerges 'mistakenly' calling for UK to ditch food standards to secure US deal

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21 February 2018 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News,Shows and Events

British lamb and cheeses are being showcased this week at one of the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade shows in the hope of boosting expo...

Export boost hopes for UK as British lamb and cheese showcased in Dubai

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20 February 2018 | Market Reports,Meat Processing,News,Sheep

Lamb from the UK will soon be heading to Saudi Arabia in a deal which could be worth £25 million over the next five years. Saudi Arabian authoritie...

New British lamb export deal to Saudi Arabia worth £25m over five years

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20 February 2018 | Agri Safety,Meat Processing,News

Meat supplier Russell Hume has collapsed into administration and is axing 266 jobs following inspections into its food safety standards. KPMG has b...

Russell Hume collapses into administration following 'widespread' problems

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16 February 2018 | Government,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep

The latest UK trade figures show that 2017 was a bumper year for lamb exports, but also highlight the industry’s reliance on EU markets, according to ...

Figures show bumper year for UK lamb exports but show EU reliance

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16 February 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products,Sheep,Supermarkets

Scottish farmers have written to all major supermarkets asking them to commit to offering local lamb this Easter. Easter is seen as an important ti...

Letter calls for supermarkets to commit to Scottish lamb this Easter

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14 February 2018 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat Processing,News

The veterinary industry has welcome the Labour Party's proposed animal welfare policy of labelling all non-stun meat. The British Veterinary Associ...

Vets welcome Labour's proposed policy to label non-stun meat

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14 February 2018 | Market Reports,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

Exports of red meat products from the UK surpassed the £1.2 billion mark in 2017, and Asia continues to be the main focus in getting the figures even ...

UK red meat exports surpass £1.2bn with Asia continuing to be main focus

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