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19 August, 2017

Low-fat burger proposals should be looked at in a wider context

Proposals to cut back on the calorie count in burgers should be considered in a wider context, Meat Trades Journal has been told. 

Beef and pork exports drop in first half of 2017

A “slow start” has hit UK beef and pork exports, resulting in a year-on-year decline for the first half of 2017.

Sausage sales boost for Nisa Heritage range

Nisa’s own-label Heritage range has racked up its highest week of sausage sales. 

Industry video to highlight health benefits of meat consumption

A new video has been designed to showcase the health and nutritional benefits of eating red meat. 

187-year-old butchery business hails ‘fantastic’ new store

Yorkshire-based Johnson’s of Thirsk Quality Butchers has opened a new store twice the size of its old premises, which has been a butcher’s shop since 1830.

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Keeping it clean

Putting the right hygiene and cleaning systems in place may prove pricey, but can safeguard meat processors from greater financial and reputational costs in the event of a recall or prosecution 

Law and Food Safety 

Fire victim receives industry support

A pig processing plant has been receiving support from the industry after it burnt down in the early hours of Saturday, 5 August. 

Law and Food Safety 

Mixed response as government backs soft Irish border

The government’s plan for a soft border between Northern Ireland and the Republic has received a mixed reaction from the meat sector. 

Supermarkets and Convenience 

Lamb producers’ shares decline in July

Retail prices for lamb remained steady in July, but producers’ shares fell during the month. 

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