Meat news around the UK

16 September 2019



Nominations open for best Scotch beef and lamb producer

13 September 2019

Less than one month left to nominate

Govt 'softening up' public on inferior food imports, experts say

13 September 2019

They say UK food safety is 'at risk'

Govt has 'clear path' to water down food regulation, experts warn

11 September 2019

Parliament could have 'little say' in the matter

Farmers criticise Cambridge Uni for banning beef

11 September 2019

Uni drops beef from catering outlets

Data shows significant growth in lamb sales

10 September 2019

Sales of lamb grow sharply in three months

UK farmers aspiring to produce 'world's most climate friendly food'

10 September 2019

NFU unveils plan to deliver net zero

Prime pig producer prices running above 2018 levels

9 September 2019

Prices running 3.5% above 2018 levels

Farmer who made illegal meat can't pay authorities back, court hears

6 September 2019

The farmer made over £100k selling 'smokies'

Plant-based diet may raise risk of stroke, major study finds

5 September 2019

Vegans might have a higher risk of stroke

Funds directed toward UK venison market research

4 September 2019

New market insight to go ahead

Chinese pork demand soothes UK pig price woes

4 September 2019

'Encouraging signs ahead' for pig producers

Farmers get behind campaign to promote British lamb

4 September 2019

The initiative comes amid growing uncertainty

Expert says plant-based diet misses crucial nutrient for brain health

2 September 2019

The essential nutrient keeps the brain healthy

Producers call for reduction of age where 'beef is beef'

1 September 2019

Move could raise millions in profitability

No 'scientific' reason to ban chlorine-washed chicken, Defra scientist says

31 August 2019

The practice is currently banned in EU

UK game farmers announce trade deal with Hong Kong

29 August 2019

250,000 game birds to be exported

Retailer support for Scottish lamb stronger than 2018

29 August 2019

Results from the biggest shelfwatch ever

Pilgrim's Pride acquires UK pig producer Tulip

28 August 2019

Pilgrim's acquires Tulip from Danish Crown

Project seeks to boost Welsh lamb's reputation

28 August 2019

New research project launched for Welsh lamb

Vegan activists to disrupt trading at Smithfield Market

28 August 2019

They will target biggest UK meat market

Love Lamb Week to encourage better use of carcase

25 August 2019

Campaign takes places from 1st September

Meat plant ordered to pay out £60k after public health crimes

23 August 2019

Failure to remove specific parts from meat

Scotch lamb shelf watch to commence

22 August 2019

How strong is support for Scotch lamb?

Consumers key to new meat eating quality grading system

19 August 2019

1,200 people taking part in meat tasting event

Consultation seeks views on radical shake-up of UK food

18 August 2019

Consultation on future of UK food

UK sees red meat export boost

16 August 2019

Strong start for red meat exports

Scots beef farmers call for improved country of origin labelling

15 August 2019

More support needed for beef producers

Agri tech project to boost dairy-beef production

13 August 2019

New project launched to boost production

Farmers warn of UK food self-sufficiency decline

11 August 2019

Self-sufficiency 'must be kept above 61%'

IPCC recognises positive role of livestock farming

9 August 2019

Diets should include animal-sourced food