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Sheep farmers champion Love Lamb Week

The next generation of sheep farmers is calling on the next generation of shoppers to put lamb back on plates across Britain through Love Lamb Week. 

Cattle disease surveillance dashboard launched

A new interactive map highlighting cattle disease across Great Britain has been launched by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). 

Keepers warned of importing European animals amid Bluetongue fears

Herd keepers in Northern Ireland have been told to consider the risks of importing animals from Continental Europe as Bluetongue closes in on Britain. 

Dunbia debunks Great Britain move rumours

Northern Irish meat producers Dunbia has dismissed rumours that it is considering moving operations to Great Britain. 

Article 50: industry demands from Brexit talks

As Prime Minister Theresa May signed the letter that will trigger Article 50, notifying Brussels that Britain wants to exit the European Union we discuss with the industry what it wants from the talks.

Top trends 2017: Consumers are looking for an international twist on flavours

As we settle into 2017, what flavour trends can the industry expect to get used to for the year ahead? 

China lifts ban on Italian pork

Are British pork exports to the highly prized Chinese market really at risk from humble Italian sausages?

Doherty’s unveils rebranding

Northern Irish gluten-free meat specialist Doherty’s has refreshed its brand as part of a marketing drive to expand business in Britain and the Republic of Ireland. 

Bluetongue vaccines now available in Britain

Vaccines for bluetongue are now available for sheep and cattle across Britain, with supplies approved for use in vet practices.

Uncertain future following referendum leave decision

The meat industry has warned of future “uncertainty” following Great Britain’s decision to leave the EU. 

Truss issues Brexit warning to sheep industry

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has warned that the sheep industry will suffer should Great Britain leave the European Union. 

Halal Food Authority condemns Britain First following slaughterhouse visit

The Halal Food Authority (HFA) is considering action against political party Britain First following a visit to a halal meat business. 

Beef prices hit five-year low

Britain’s beef prices have reached their lowest level in five years, according to the National Beef Association (NBA). 

Hannan Meats wins Hong Kong market

Northern Irish catering butcher, Hannan Meats, has won its first business in Hong Kong and Macau with its premium Himalayan salt aged beef. 

Moy Park to provide innovative chicken range to Morrisons

Northern Irish poultry meat processor Moy Park has secured listings in all Morrisons’ stores across Great Britain with new Chicken Sensations. 

Lamb sales grow in mid-June

Lambs saw a strong week during the Royal Highland Show (15-21 June).

FSA unannounced inspections reveal mostly good animal welfare standards in UK slaughterhouses

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has unveiled the results of its unannounced inspections of slaughterhouses across Britain. 

Finalists of Meat & Poultry Processing Awards revealed

The judging is complete and Meat Trades Journal can now reveal the finalists in the 2015 Meat & Poultry Processing Awards.

Pig herd improvements observed

The physical performance of the British pig herd continues to improve, according to the latest Interpig report, published by Bpex.

Edwards of Conwy crowned Butcher's Shop of the Year 2014

Edwards of Conwy was celebrating today (Friday 14 November) after being the first Welsh butchery business to take the overall title of Butcher’s Shop of the Year 2014.

British Sausage Week round-up

Butchers, supermarkets and food service outlets celebrated British Sausage Week last week with promotions and competitions taking place across the country, Meatinfo.co.uk takes a look at what was on offer.

Irish farmers stage cattle price protest

Irish beef farmers are to stage a blockade outside abattoirs today in a 24-hour protest over the price gap between Irish and UK cattle prices.

Smithfield Awards judging: the day in pictures

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Britain's best butchers presented their products in Glasgow last week to battle it out for the Q Guild Smithfield Awards.

Butchery fair proves a resounding success

The Bakers’ and Butchers’ Autumn Fair 2014 saw butchers and exhibitors from across the country gather for a day of networking and competition.

Britain’s best bakers and butchers to descend on Newark

Next weekend will see butchers across the UK gather in Newark for the ever-popular Autumn Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair. Featuring competitions, speakers and the latest market innovations there will be plenty on offer for visitors.

Phil Vickery to front British Sausage Week

Former England and Lions rugby star Phil Vickery will be the famous face this year’s British Sausage Week.

Prime Minister orders review into antibiotic resistance

The Prime Minister has commissioned an independent review to explore the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

Rugby star prepares British butchers for Tri-Nations

Rugby hero Phil Vickery has been preparing the British team to do battle with the Aussies and the Kiwis in the Tri-Nations Butchers’ Challenge.

Eblex anticipates good lamb season

Eblex has reported that improved weather conditions and the spring lambing season should result in a good season for English lamb.

BVA calls on Defra to explain poultry stunning delay

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has said that Defra “must explain” for the delay in implementation of EU poultry stunning laws.

Tri-Nations butchers aim to inspire next generation

Inspiring young people to take up butchery is a key aspect of the Tri-Nations Butchers’ Challenge, according to the captain of the British team, David Lishman.

New Moy Park products in Tesco

Moy Park launched two new branded Ready-to-Cook products in 23 Tesco stores across Northern Ireland this May.

Butchers set for Tri-Nations Challenge

Britain will host this year’s Tri-Nations Butchers’ Challenge, which will be hosted at the Great Yorkshire Show on 10 July 2014.

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