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21 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News

UK red meat sector eyes up 'changing tastes' of Asian markets
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21 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News

The opportunities for the UK red meat sector to tap into Asian markets such as Japan and China and seize upon 'changing tastes' could be fruitful for ...

UK red meat sector eyes up 'changing tastes' of Asian markets

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20 February 2019 | Cattle,Meat,News,Renewables and Environment

Meat grown in a laboratory may do more damage to the climate in the long run than meat from cattle, new research suggests. Current proposed types o...

Lab meat may do more climate damage than conventional farming

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18 February 2019 | Meat,News,Pigs

A campaign to remove terms like ‘Pig out’, ‘Porker’ and ‘Eat like a Pig’ from the dictionary has been shortlisted for a major PR award. The AHDB ma...

Campaign to remove ‘pig out’ from dictionary shortlisted for award

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18 February 2019 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News

A survey seeks to gauge public opinion on gene-edited meat and whether they would eat meat from an animal that has had its DNA altered. People are ...

Public opinion wanted on DNA altered meat

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15 February 2019 | Cattle,Meat,News

Northern Irish farmers have highlighted their frustration that some meat plants have increased imports of cattle for slaughter despite the abundance o...

NI farmers 'frustrated' at cattle imports despite local abundance

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15 February 2019 | Meat,News

Nearly a quarter of all meat shipped from the UK was not stunned before slaughter despite increasing concerns mounting over animal welfare and lack of...

A quarter of all UK meat exported is slaughtered without stunning, stats show

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15 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Meat,News

A video posted online shows a dramatic clash between vegan activists trespassing on a farm and a farmer who fired two blasts from his shotgun. The ...

Australian farmer fires shotgun after vegan activists refuse to leave farm

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14 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

A senior US meat lobbyist has told the Trump administration that the UK must adopt US food producing standards if it wants to secure a trade deal post...

Top US meat lobbyist urges UK to align with US food standards

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13 February 2019 | Cattle,Grassland,Meat,News

Northern Irish farmers have called for a drive to promote the quality of beef from suckler herds as many struggle to break even. Greater promotion ...

Lack of profitability could mean suckler beef 'disappears', union warns

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12 February 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce

Defra has called reports saying how the UK could lose Geographical Indication protection post-Brexit as 'completely untrue'. There has been coverag...

Loss of UK's protected foods after Brexit 'completely untrue', Defra says

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12 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

The Welsh flag must be prioritised over the union jack flag when showcasing the country of origin on produce, meat promoters have urged. Meat Promo...

Welsh dragon emblem 'must be prioritised' over union flag, meat body says

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10 February 2019 | Finance,Government,Meat,News,Produce

A ‘no deal’ Brexit is 'not an option' for Scotland's farmers and crofters, according to NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick. The fast-approachi...

'No deal' Brexit 'not an option' for Scotland, farming union says

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6 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

The Food Standards Agency is urging businesses that export meat products to the EU to register to ensure they are approved for export in the event of ...

Food Standards urges meat exporters to register for 'no deal' EU access

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6 February 2019 | Animal Health,Meat,News

The RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association have joined forces to call on the government to repeal a legal exemption that permits animals to be s...

Joint call made to end non-stun slaughter in UK

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5 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Sheep

The continued threat of the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal leaves the Welsh red meat sector in a ‘perilous position’ ahead of Brexit, farmer...

Welsh farming in 'perilous position' as Brexit date looms

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4 February 2019 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce,Products

European farmers are to benefit from a new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan, with 85 percent of agri-food exports to be liberalised over ...

EU farmers to benefit from new trade agreement with Japan

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A new report released by AHDB presents a new insight into the potential impacts on trade in agricultural and horticultural goods once the UK leaves th...

New report looks at Brexit challenges across UK farming sectors

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1 February 2019 | Meat,News

One of Scotland’s best-loved food brands, Scotch Beef PGI, has been announced as the Official Healthy Eating Partner of Scottish Rugby in a new sponso...

Scotch Beef announced 'Official Healthy Eating Partner' of Scottish Rugby

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31 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

A meat-alternative section will be placed into the meat, fish and poultry aisles at Sainsbury's in an attempt to capitalise on the vegan market. Th...

Sainsbury's to sell vegan products on meat aisle in new trial

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31 January 2019 | Animal Health,Meat,News,Produce

A project will study 1,000 mince examples from retail outlets across Scotland to determine the prevalence of bacteria. The extensive survey among S...

Project to study 1,000 fresh beef mince for bacteria

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30 January 2019 | Meat,News,Sheep

As the end of Veganuary comes close, sheep farmers are reminding consumers of the dietary and environmental benefits of locally produced lamb. The ...

Lamb is meat of choice for environmentally conscious millennials, group says

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29 January 2019 | Meat,News,Sheep

Prime sheep prices have dipped slightly since the turn of the year, nevertheless, they remain 5% higher than a year ago, according to the latest marke...

Prime sheep prices stay firm as supplies remain tight

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29 January 2019 | Meat,News

Meat products remain popular with shoppers and there is 'little evidence' to suggest there has been a significant turn towards plant-based diets, acco...

'Little evidence' consumers are turning to plant-based diets

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29 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

An advertising campaign promoting British beef brought in an additional £1.2m of retail sales in 2018. AHDB’s 'Cheeky Beef' campaign boosted sales ...

Beef ad campaign boosts retail sales by over £1m

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26 January 2019 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News

Scottish farmers and crofters taking part in the Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) have been left 'frustrated' by recent errors in the administration of th...

Farmers left 'frustrated' by beef scheme 'administration errors'

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