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Dawn Meats and Dunbia merger under CMA investigation

An investigation has been launched into the joint venture of Dawn Meats and Dunbia by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). 

Nando’s launches investigation into chicken supplier

Chicken restaurant Nando’s has announced it will investigate a poultry farm that has been accused of animal abuse. 

MP seeks justice for Welsh butcher

Simon Hart, MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, has written to the government requesting an investigation into the collapse of a Carmarthenshire hotel business. 

Joint investigation launched over Skegness abattoir fire

A joint fire and police investigation is underway following a fire at an abattoir in Skegness on Friday, 24 February. 

RSPCA launches investigation into dumped chicks

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire. 

Mr Meats abattoir has licence suspended

A Birmingham abattoir has had its licence suspended following a Food Standards Agency (FSA) investigation. 

Mr Meats abattoir under investigation

A Birmingham abattoir is under investigation by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) following nine years of complaints over bad smells. 

Poultry business owner given suspended sentence over chicken deaths

The owner of a poultry business in Essex has been given a suspended prison sentence and fined £12,500 following an investigation into the death of more than 6,000 chickens due to heat exhaustion. 

Horsemeat investigation results in numerous arrests

A European crackdown on the illegal horsemeat trade resulted in 26 arrests on Friday (24 April), according to the European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust).

FSA investigates alleged abuses at Staffordshire abattoir

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that it has launched an immediate investigation into the alleged animal abuse at the S Bagshaw and Sons abattoir, and stopped any further processing at the site.

Tesco under investgation for alleged Groceries Code breaches

Tesco is to be investigated following “reasonable suspicion” that the retailer breached the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.

Competition body steps up investigation on Pork Farms/Kerry deal

A phase two investigation has began into the proposed merger of the chilled savoury pastry (CSP) business of Kerry Foods Limited and Pork Farms, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has reported.

Tesco suspends executives after overstating profits

Tesco has suspended four executives including its managing director after revealing that it had overstated its profits for the six months to 23 August 2014.

Chicken scandal update: Health secretary orders factory probe

The secretary for health Jeremy Hunt has stepped into the chicken factory food safety scandal and ordered an immediate investigation at two 2 Sisters Food Group plants at Llangefni and Scunthorpe.

Suspected illegal meat operations discovered in the Midlands and Northern Ireland

Suspected illegal meat operations were discovered and products seized in separate investigations in the Midlands and Northern Ireland.

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