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29 August, 2015

Hands off pig levy say producers

The English pig industry has urged the government to keep out of decisions about how the pig levy is spent. 

Every major species of farm animal in Northern Ireland has increased in number over the past year, according to the latest farm census figures, despite the sustained pressure on farm gate prices. 

Kerry Foods’ sausage brand Richmond is going for the try with its new rugby-inspired limited-edition flavours. 

Top chefs from Denmark proved how versatile Welsh Lamb is as they came together to create delicious barbecue meals from the meat. 

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Better burgers on the menu

27 August, 2015

Research from Mintel finds that consumers are looking for a “better burger”, with 7% of those who have visited a fast-food restaurant in the past three months saying they have switched from these restaurants to gourmet burger restaurants.

Alan Richardson is set to join butchery business Crawshaw Group as chief financial officer.

Over 40,000 sows across the country are thought to be covered by AHDB Pork’s significant disease charter in a provision to tackle the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) should it arrive in the UK.

A new study has revealed that UK adults are worryingly oblivious when it comes to the origins of their food.

Members of the public were treated to a taste of Scotch Lamb over the weekend.

The British Meat Processors Associations (BMPA) has backed Stuart Roberts' reasons for resigning from his post at AHDB Beef & Lamb.

All 70 full-time and part-time staff at a livestock auction business have been saved after the business was prevented from going into administration.

Demand for sheep meat in the UK is set to see a significant increase in sales during the end of September when the Islamic festival of Eid-al-Adha falls.

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Tyson Foods has shunned a Tennessee farm producing chicken for McDonald’s McNuggets after an animal rights group posted gruesome footage online depicting birds being clubbed and stabbed with a spiked pole.

Kapowsin Meats has suspended operations after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it hadn’t done enough to tackle sanitary problems leading to the discovery of Salmonella in some of its pork products.

Major investment in Russian venison production is being made in Kamchatka Oblast by local venture Revival of Reindeer Breeding Development.

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