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21 October, 2014

Study finds lower sperm count in vegetarians

A study into sperm count and diet found vegetarian men to have a significantly lower sperm motility and concentration.

Lamb prices start to rise

21 October, 2014

Lamb prices are beginning to pick up after declining over recent months, but they still remain lower than last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

Irish pork supplier Oakpark Foods, which supplies bacon and pork products to the UK, will complete a £2.4m (€3m) investment at its Cahir Co, Tipperary site.

Eblex has launched “new and improved” beef and lamb costing and yield calculation tools, to help businesses improve their operational effectiveness.

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Eblex has launched three competitions for 2015, forming part of the first-ever Eblex Quality Standard Mark Excellence Awards.

Britain’s

Britain's best butchers presented their products in Glasgow last week to battle it out for the Q Guild Smithfield Awards.

Bernard Matthews’ rapid surface chilling technology could be the answer to the poultry industry’s campylobacter problem, but retailers are hesitant to adopt it, due to cost.

Eblex has announced it will receive a £6.17m boost for a co-marketing campaign set to encourage more people in Europe to cook with lamb.

The Cambrian Training Company, alongside Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC), has announced the annual search is on for the best young Welsh butcher.

With over 20 years’ experience, Moy Park has appointed Brian Acheson as its new director of information systems and business solutions.

Northallerton meat processor Newby Foods has lost a long-running court battle in which it fought for its products to be classified as a meat preparation.

Sial is back in 2014 with a number of new developments, as well as a 50th anniversary to celebrate. 

The finalists in the ‘Brands’ category of this year’s British Sausage Week competition have now been revealed.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has picked up another marketing award for its successful ‘Wham bam thank you lamb’ campaign.

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Latest Blogs - Chewing the Fat

Dr Phil Hadley's blog articlesFifth quarter has increasingly made the headlines in recent weeks, from both an economic and ecological perspective.

A shot in the foot?

29 August, 2014

norman bagleyWell, well, how to misjudge the public mood! Unison, having spent weeks scaremongering the public about threats to public health by those awful abattoirs who would knowingly ignore oceans of contamination on carcases now look as if they have shot themselves and their members slap bang in the foot.

Latest International News

Exhibitors are gearing up for Gulfood Manufacturing, due to be held in Dubai in November.

Lucea will introduce a new sealing and labelling machines at Pack Expo International in Chicago in November.

Loma Systems has launched a new checkweighing and metal detection unit, which it claims has up to a 30% smaller footprint than similar models.

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