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10 December 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News

Small family-run abattoirs are struggling to install CCTV as part of a new Government law demanding compulsory installation. Legislation to make CC...

Small family-run abattoirs struggle to install compulsory CCTV

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7 December 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Farmers are being urged to take to social media today to share messages of why buying local is important during the festive period. To raise the pr...

#BuyMyTurkey: Farmers and public celebrate buying local this Christmas

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6 December 2018 | Meat,News

A new export deal between the UK and India will be worth over £6m over the next five years, it has been announced. Sheep meat from the UK will soon...

New UK-India sheep meat deal worth £6m over next five years

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

Tenant farmers have called the amount of criticism levied against livestock farmers in the debate around climate change as “unfair”. There is growi...

Climate change: Amount of criticism towards UK livestock farmers 'unfair'

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Poultry

Allowing chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef access to the UK market could “negatively affect” the domestic meat industry. More than h...

Lower standard food imports could 'negatively affect' UK meat industry

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4 December 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News,Sheep

A new UK-wide campaign is aiming to encourage and inspire the public to eat more lean red meat as a part of a balanced, healthy diet. The collectiv...

New campaign aims to get younger Brits eating more red meat

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4 December 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Sheep

Increasing profitability for farmers through improved lamb and calf survival is the focus of a new project involving beef and sheep farms. The init...

New project looks at improving lamb and calf survival

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4 December 2018 | Finance,Meat,News,Rural Life

Funding has been given to the farming community on the Isle of Skye and Lochalsh to commence construction of an abattoir to ensure local meat producti...

Boost for remote Highland farmers as micro-abattoir project edges closer

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29 November 2018 | Meat,News,Pigs

The costs of pig meat production in 17 countries during 2017 are examined in a new report, which shows an 8% increase in cost of production. The re...

Report shows 8% increase in cost of pig meat production

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29 November 2018 | Meat,News,Pigs

A major advertisement campaign has seen sales of pork cuts increase by 16.5 percent, worth around £3.2 million. Early results show a significant nu...

Major advert campaign drives public to buy more pork

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28 November 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

There is room to grow British game meat exports as the Government signals that overseas demand will depend on “high standards of traceability and sust...

Room to grow British game abroad by emphasising 'high standards'

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28 November 2018 | Government,Meat,News

NFU Cymru and the British Meat Processing Association have voiced their concerns over Brexit’s potential impact on the red meat sector in Wales. Ou...

'Brexit is the single biggest challenge facing Welsh red meat sector'

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27 November 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Sheep

The Red Meat Benchmarking deadline is fast approaching and Welsh farmers are being encouraged to complete the forms as soon as possible to receive £1,...

£1,000 for farmers who complete Red Meat Benchmarking forms

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27 November 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

A drive to develop new business outside of its traditional European markets is paying dividends for the Welsh red meat industry amid Brexit uncertaint...

Demand for Welsh lamb grows in Asia amid Brexit uncertainty

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27 November 2018 | Meat,News

The red meat industry are pushing the nutritional and environmental credentials of meat in a bid to stop “sensationalist and misleading fake news”. ...

Red meat industry to give public 'food facts not fake news'

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23 November 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

The UK's three meat levy bodies have jointly commissioned a new project to highlight the positives of the UK’s grass-fed livestock system. The proj...

Major new project to highlight benefits of livestock farming on environment

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22 November 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Shows and Events

An East Lothian farm run by a father and son team has been announced as Scotland's 'Scotch Beef Farm of the Year'. The coveted title of AgriScot Sc...

Father and son partnership wins 'Scotch Beef Farm of the Year'

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21 November 2018 | Education,Meat,News

More than 6,000 people have passed new meat education modules in a bid to increase support for the beef and lamb supply chain. At a time when organ...

Thousands take courses to increase support for red meat supply chain

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21 November 2018 | Meat,News

More than 3,500 people have signed a petition calling on a council to ban non-stun Halal meat being served in local schools. Schools in West Yorksh...

Thousands sign petition calling on council to stop non-stun meat

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20 November 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

Five new livestock traits that farmers are directly paid for have been developed to help improve profits by producing more beef animals that meet targ...

Five new Estimated Breeding Values developed

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19 November 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

Farmers are urging the British public to keep their Christmas shopping local to show support for rural and farming businesses. The festive season i...

Farmers urge public to buy local this Christmas

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19 November 2018 | Meat,News

This summer's sizzling heatwave coupled with England's performance at the World Cup boosted red meat sales amid declining consumption. Burgers and ...

Heatwave boosts meat sales amid declining consumption

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16 November 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

The sheep industry is a step closer to a standardised carcase clarification system, after more than a decade of farmers urging Government to make the ...

Sheep industry step closer to mandatory sheep carcase classification

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12 November 2018 | Meat,News,Products,Supermarkets

A new app can help farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications with greater precision, avoiding lower prices for the farmer and waste in the va...

New app helps farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications

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7 November 2018 | Meat,News

A “meat tax” could prevent almost 6,000 deaths per year in the UK and save the economy more than £700 million, according to researchers. The study ...

'Meat tax' may prevent 6,000 deaths per year in UK, study suggests

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