Meat news around the UK

26 February 2020



Red meat levy boards to increase funding to £3.5m

25 February 2020

Additional funding to promote British red meat

Chinese demand for pork offsets weak domestic consumption

25 February 2020

Driving this growth has been the ASF outbreak

UK pork exports to Mexico move closer after delegation visit

25 February 2020

UK pork promoted important Mexico market

New Defra Secretary refuses to rule out importing chlorinated chicken

24 February 2020

He refuses to guarantee ban on controversial food

Beef bans based on 'popular opinion, not facts', Harper Adams says

24 February 2020

It criticises other unis for 'knee-jerk reactions'

2019 'one of the best years on record' for UK red meat exports

23 February 2020

Exports rocketed to more than £1.5bn

Big drop in UK sheep meat exports to France fuels decline

21 February 2020

Sheep meat exports fell by 17% in December

Young farmer champions Welsh red meat in new ads

14 February 2020

She stars in a nation-wide campaign

More than 120 jobs to be lost at Tulip's Bodmin site

12 February 2020

UK meat firm announces job losses

Agriculture bill should restrict lower standard food imports, urges RSPCA

12 February 2020

Government urged to enshrine it into law

Aldi announces new way of sourcing Scotch beef

12 February 2020

It aims to provide long-term security for farmers

AHDB clashes with BBC over 'eat less meat' claim

11 February 2020

AHDB takes issue with claim made by BBC

Edinburgh students vote against proposal to ban beef

11 February 2020

58% of students voted against the motion

Farmers welcome Aldi's move to stock PGI Welsh Beef

11 February 2020

'Much needed boost' for livestock industry

UK beef farmers call for stronger labelling on packaging

8 February 2020

It comes as UK seeks Brexit trade deals

Edinburgh students vote to ban beef from union outlets

5 February 2020

Those against say students should back UK farmers

Vast majority of Brits bought red meat in December, AHDB says

5 February 2020

New analysis shows public still love red meat

Macmillan to stop promotion of 'Meat Free March' after backlash

5 February 2020

Farmer criticism causes charity to back down

UK will not accept diminution of food standards, PM says

4 February 2020

Boris Johnson set out his goals for Brexit trade

Great British Beef Week to return in April

3 February 2020

The initiative champions British beef producers

Scottish rugby talent learn benefits of red meat

3 February 2020

They learned the importance of a balanced diet

Study looks at consumer trade-offs when buying beef mince

31 January 2020

The study is the first of its kind

Macmillan criticised for 'Meat Free March' fundraising campaign

31 January 2020

Farm groups have expressed disappointment

Chlorinated chicken must be part of US-UK talks, Pompeo says

31 January 2020

US secretary of state insists it must be included

ASF in China impacting global meat trade patterns

30 January 2020

Pork exports from UK to China have doubled

'Next big thing for meat': Aldi launches British Wagyu products

30 January 2020

The prized meat is produced in Yorkshire

Co-op's bacon lines to cut levels of nitrates by 60%

28 January 2020

The retailer is reducing nitrites in its bacon lines

Search begins for best product made using Scotch PGI

28 January 2020

Entries close of 14 February

'Efficiency, weather and politics' causes bumper year for UK red meat

26 January 2020

Number of factors behind 2019 bumper year

Figures show drop in red meat retail sales

24 January 2020

Red meat retail sales suffer