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21 May 2018 | Online since 2003

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Exports of beef, lamb and pork from the UK have surpassed the £500 million mark for the first six months of 2017 – up 18 per cent year-on-year. The...

Strong start to the year for UK meat exports as £500m mark is surpassed

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25 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

The Food Standards Agency has updated its withdrawal list with 6 additional products which have been distributed to catering outlets. The United Ki...

Food Standards Agency updates Fipronil egg withdrawal list with six new items

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McDonald’s has unveiled an updated vision for reducing the routine use of antibiotics in its supply chain. The vision sets the framework for the ad...

McDonald's vows to serve more antibiotic-free meat

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18 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

The Food Standards Agency has updated its withdrawal list with 14 additional products that are still within their shelf life, as the Fipronil egg cris...

Egg crsis: Food Standards Agency updates Fipronil egg withdrawal list

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17 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce

An increased opportunity for fraud emerges as millions of eggs are withdrawn from shelves in the EU due to poison fears, say food fraud experts. Th...

Egg poison scandal could a ‘big opportunity’ for fraudsters, say food fraud experts

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15 August 2017 | Cattle,Government,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Produce,Sheep

A group of UK livestock industry representatives has called on the Government to start acting now to help secure new export outlets for the industry. ...

‘Tremendous opportunity’: Livestock group urges new Brexit export outlets

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11 August 2017 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Investigators in the Netherlands have arrested two people and the EU has called an emergency meeting in response to the growing fipronil crisis. In...

EU Health Commissioner calls for end to 'blaming and shaming' in EU egg crisis

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11 August 2017 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Contaminated Dutch eggs in the UK food chain should be a 'wake-up call' for supermarkets, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association has said. ...

Contaminated Dutch egg scare a 'wake-up call' for supermarkets, says BFREPA

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10 August 2017 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Retailers are seeking assurances from egg producers that they have not used a banned chemical on their farms, after a number of supermarkets were forc...

UK supermarkets remove products from shelves as 700,000 eggs are linked to EU scare

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8 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

British Lion egg processors are calling on food manufacturers, retailers, and caterers to reconsider their egg sourcing. It comes as news that cont...

British egg processors call for sourcing review amid posion scandal

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8 August 2017 | Agri Safety,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

The United Kingdom has been drawn into the European contaminated egg scandal following confirmation that a small number of the eggs were imported into...

UK drawn into contaminated egg scandal

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7 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry

A swan has been tested positive for the H5N8 strain of bird flu at a wetland centre in the Norfolk Broads. The Mute swan was found on 26 July. The ...

Swan tested positive for bird flu reinforces need for good biosecurity

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7 August 2017 | Agri Safety,News,Poultry,Produce,Rural Life

A vending machine which dispenses eggs has been installed on farm because too many people were abusing its honesty box system. The family-run egg b...

Farm installs vending machine to dispense eggs due to thieves

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4 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation after millions of eggs were either withdrawn from sale or blocked in Europe following chemical cont...

Millions of eggs withdrawn from sale in Europe over poison fear

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31 July 2017 | News,Poultry

New egg production units in Wales face tighter controls over ammonia emissions in future in response to a big increase in poultry numbers. All farm...

Ammonia emissions halt Welsh free range egg expansion

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26 July 2017 | Animal Health,Government,News,Poultry

Britain will not import chlorinated chicken from the United States as part of a trade deal after Brexit, the environment secretary said this morning. ...

UK will not import chlorinated chicken, says Gove

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24 July 2017 | Government,News,Poultry

The government has not ruled out lowering British food standards to seal potential post-Brexit trade deals. Prime Minister Theresa May’s official s...

Government refuses to rule out lowering food standards to seal Brexit trade deals

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18 July 2017 | Housing and Equipment,Husbandry,News,Poultry

What would you do if you promised to keep your neighbours chicken safe and she vanished? Well that is just the dilemma that an Electric Fencing Direct...

Dare-devil hen wonders across 10 acres of fields due to faulty fence

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12 July 2017 | Market Reports,News,Poultry,Produce,Shows and Events

A report has been released that has assessed the progress on retailers cage free 2025 promise. The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BF...

Report assesses progress on retailers cage free 2025 promise

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12 July 2017 | News,Poultry,Produce

Papa John's and Pizza Hut have recently announced to the public cage-free policies for their egg supply chains in the UK. Papa John’s produced a ti...

Papa John's and Pizza Hut go cage-free in the UK

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11 July 2017 | News,Poultry,Produce

Egg sales have topped six billion for the first time since modern records began, with soaring sales confirming British shoppers’ growing love affair w...

Egg sales top six billion for first time since modern records began

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The government has moved to dampen fears in the medicine and veterinary industries by saying they will continue to 'work closely' with the the Europea...

Livestock industry welcomes UK announcement to keep ties with European Medicines Agency

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29 June 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry

The poultry sector has published figures showing a 71% reduction in antibiotic usage over a four-year period. The British Poultry Council (BPC) has...

Antibiotic useage in poultry industry falls 71 per cent

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27 June 2017 | Agri Safety,Housing and Equipment,News,Poultry

A huge farm fire has hit a Chester turkey coop in the early hours of Tuesday morning (27 June). Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service tackled the blaze ...

Cheshire firefighters tackle huge turkey farm blaze thought to be arson

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26 June 2017 | News,Poultry,Rural Life

Four re-homed hens have been providing relief from the traumas of homelessness, substance abuse and mental health at a centre in Watford. New Hope ...

Hens providing relief to those suffering mental health issues