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30 August, 2016

4,000 animal welfare breaches in two years, reports Bureau

British farm animals are being subjected to needless pain and distress as they are slaughtered, a study from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed. 

James Whelan Butchers invests €100,000 in scholarships

Tipperary-based James Whelan Butchers is to launch its own privately certified professional butchery academy this Autumn. 

New measures announced to tackle TB

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced further measures today (Tuesday, 30 August) to tackle bovine TB as part of its 25-year strategy to eradicate the disease. 

Three prosecuted over horsemeat scandal

City of London Police has charged three men with fraud offences in an investigation over the horsemeat incident that shook the nation in 2013. 

France gets ready for its inaugural World Butchers’ Challenge

With just over one week until the World Butchers’ Challenge takes place, it’s time to meet the fourth and final team challenging The British Beefeaters for the title. 

Events 

MTJ searches for Champion of Champions

Entries are now open for the nation’s biggest sausage competition. 

Latest News 

Britain’s Best Burger finalists announced

Celebrating the tastiest burgers in the country, the final six in Britain’s Best Burger competition have been announced. 

Meat and Health 

Musclefood.com calculates calorie content of barbecues

New research from Musclefood.com has revealed that our favourite grilled meats may come at a cost. 

Livestock 

Brexit remains hot topic for agricultural industry

The news that the UK will be departing from the rest of the European Union may be two months old now, but the impacts that this will have on the livestock community is remaining a key focus point. 

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