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Gluten tag, butchers

Meat producers use coatings and seasonings to bring food to the next level. And in an age where the health-conscious consumer reigns supreme, butchers are producing gluten-free foods to ensure they are graced with the so-called health halo. This effect refers to the healthfulness of a product and it’s having a big impact in supermarkets. 

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With the World Butchers’ Challenge just over six months away, the British Beefeaters are sharpening their cleavers and getting ready to make an impact in Belfast next March. 

Imported foods could have ‘devastating’ impact on livestock industry

Northern Ireland’s chief veterinary officer has warned of the damaging implications importing foods can have on the livestock industry. 

Cold weather set to impact weekend barbecue sales

Ahead of the second round of games at the European Championships, businesses have been warned to brace for some cool weather. 

Heavier carcases could impact incomes, says AHDB Beef & Lamb report

Heavier beef carcases – produced to deliver the highest lean meat yield to score premiums – could incur penalties if processors reduce their maximum weight limits. 

MTJ Green Survey now open

The Meat Trades Journal annual Green Survey is now open, giving the industry the chance to have its say on sustainability matters.

Red and processed meat report fails to impact sales

The study into red and processed meat by the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has had little impact on sales, reports UK butchers. 

Waitrose works on antimicrobial resistance issue

Waitrose has embarked on a scheme to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance in livestock, while also working on various environmental projects, according to agriculture manager Duncan Sinclair.

Red meat improves health of elderly, says research

Research carried out by Deakin University, Australia, said that eating red meat three to four times a week could be key to keeping body and mind in peak condition as we age.

Horizon programme explores livestock’s environmental impact

In the second part of the BBC’s Horizon, Should I Eat Meat? programme, Dr Michael Mosley looks at the effect livestock has on the environment.

Russian ban has ‘minimal’ impact on UK meat

Russia has banned meat imports from the EU, as well as the USA, Canada and Norway, but the move will have “minimal” impact on UK exports.

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