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22 September, 2017

Retailers make commitment in campylobacter transparency

Nine of the top retailers have made a commitment to publish their own results on campylobacter on consumer websites.

Sheep flock insured against threat of lynx attacks

The Lynx UK Trust has secured a deal with Lloyds of London that will insure all sheep, pets and humans in the country against lynx attacks. 

ABP UK signs licensing agreement with Men’s Health

ABP UK has announced that it has entered into a brand licensing agreement with lifestyle magazine and website Men’s Health.

Geoff Grillo
  (Photo: Worshipful Company of Butchers )

New Worshipful Company Master announced

The Worshipful Company of Butchers has elected Geoff Gillo as its new Master. 

Hannan Meats introduces ‘new generation’ of sausages

Northern Irish company Hannan Meats has launched the first of its so-called ‘new generation’ of sausages in an effort to rejuvenate the category. 

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Bells adapts to meet customer demands

Scottish pie brand Bells has launched a new Bakes range. The portfolio expansion follows on from consumer demand looking for Bells’ products in a baked format.

Law and Food Safety 

Trade union at loggerheads with Tulip over pay rates

Meat processor Tulip has come under pressure from the Bakers Food and Allies Workers Union (BFAWU) for allegedly not providing its members with a pay increase in three years at its Coalville facility. 

Livestock 

New CIEL chief executive unveiled

The Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) has appointed a new chief executive.

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Eoghan Daly
  (Photo: Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP )

How the meat industry can respond to food fraud

It seems like hardly any time passes between food fraud incidents. Whether it be an animal disguised as an alternative kind of meat, or products incorrectly labelled, consumers are demanding transparency. 

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