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11/17/2017 07:00 AM
Scottish meat firm receives government funding
A producer of cooked and sliced meats, Brown Brothers, has received a total of £803,241.33 from the Scottish government to help with a facility upgrade. 

11/17/2017 07:00 AM
Chancellor urged to prioritise British farming in upcoming Budget Statement
The importance of the British farming industry has been highlighted in a letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. 

11/16/2017 07:00 AM
Traditional Christmas meat pies now available on AmazonFresh
AmazonFresh has sought the help of celebrated butcher C Lidgate to bring back the traditional, meat-filled mince pie. 

11/16/2017 07:00 AM
Poultry firm’s transport licence suspended
Birmingham poultry firm Adam Halal Foods has had its transport licence suspended for two weeks following the discovery of illegal vehicle operations. 

11/16/2017 07:00 AM
New stun gun measurement device available to UK customers
A new device to measure the stunning performance of slaughter tools is now available to the UK industry. 

11/15/2017 07:00 AM
Back to business for Brechin pig slaughterhouse
A Brechin pig abattoir has reopened after suffering from fire damage. 

11/15/2017 07:00 AM
Diet rich in Omega-3 chicken could cut heart disease
Eating meat and eggs from chickens fed an algae-based Omega 3 nutrient could cut risk of brain and heart disease, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has claimed. 

11/15/2017 07:00 AM
Avian Influenza: a guide to wild birds to look out for
With the nights getting longer and the winter chill bringing with it the buzz of Christmas, it will also be carrying a serious threat to the nation’s bird-keepers. 

11/14/2017 07:00 AM
Tom Kerridge to open butcher initiative this Friday
Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge is to open his butcher-come-pub project on Friday, 17 November 2017. 

11/14/2017 07:00 AM
Scottish red meat sector positioned to tackle Brexit challenge
The Scottish red meat sector has been told that it has a strong future ahead of it, despite the obstacles that may be presented by Brexit. 

11/14/2017 07:00 AM
Industry needs to communicate health benefits of meat
The meat industry has been told that it should be doing more to portray the health benefits of consuming red meat to the public. 

11/14/2017 07:00 AM
Scandal stings Boparan as credit rating takes hit
Moody’s has downgraded Boparan Holding Limited’s credit rating, warning the food giant’s ability to pay for short-term obligations could “weaken”. 

11/13/2017 07:00 AM
Initiative partners Scotch meat with craft beer
In celebration of St Andrew’s Day (30 November), a new #Meat4Beer initiative has been launched to encourage consumers to pair Scottish beef, lamb and pork with craft beers. 

11/13/2017 07:00 AM
New knowledge transfer officer for AHDB Pork
The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Pork’s newest recruit has returned to her pig farming roots after joining the knowledge transfer team. 

11/13/2017 07:00 AM
Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018
CCTV recording will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England next year, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said following a public consultation on the issue.