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29 November, 2015

BVA react to Defra cuts

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has expressed relief at the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and Spending Review, which was announced on Wednesday 26 November. 

AHDB’s 2016 outlook conference is set to discuss EU membership and the competitiveness of the livestock sector.

As the Christmas season approaches, the challenges that processors face in achieving carcase balance is brought into the spotlight. 

ZM Wierzejki, a Polish meat processor, has expanded its horizons by launching its first store in London. 


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SPCA rewards industry expert

26 November, 2015

Scotland’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has recognised the commitment of an individual for his dedication to animal welfare within the pig industry over the last 25 years.

Award-winning Irish meat processor Linden Foods has recently launched a new premium brand for the European and US markets.

A Peckham-based charcuterie specialist has claimed to have created a snack that prevents hangovers.

It has been revealed that some butchers in the county of West Sussex have been selling lamb meat under the guise of goat. 

National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFUS) has announced it will be contacting abattoirs and processors to gain an understanding into “maximum moves rules” in terms of cattle.

Despite international struggles impacting the lamb industry, the global marketplace continues to hold the key to Welsh farming’s long-term prosperity. That’s according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales’ (HCC) operations manager Prys Morgan.

Grub, an edible insect company, has announced it has secured its first listing for the Roasted Cricket snack range with Whole Foods Markets. 

Bacon briefs

25 November, 2015

J&D’s Foods, the creators of Bacon Salt and Baconnaise, have further expanded their range of innovative bacon-themed products be developing what they claim to be the world’s first underwear that “looks and smells like bacon”.

Moy Park has revealed a massive £10 million investment, which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs.

Award-winning dry-aged Secreto 07 is heading to the UK marketplace, thanks to the efforts of F&B Premium Brands and De Laet & Van Haver. Secreto 07 recently rose to prominence having been distributed by chefs, the Adrià brothers. 

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Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has stopped the import of several batches of poultry meat from Turkey, weighing a total of 162 tonnes (t), claiming that the products were found to contain listeria. 

Danish heat-treated pork product exporters say they are tantalisingly close to selling into China, seven years after Bejing greenlighted these exports in principle.

Maple Leaf Foods cuts 400 jobs

27 November, 2015

Canadian food processor Maple Leaf Foods has announced it will cut 400 jobs, with most of those to come into effect before Christmas.

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