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Macsween recalls products due to food poisoning fears

Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd has recalled a large number of its products due to inadequate procedures to control Clostridium botulinum. 

World Championship Scotch Pie Awards signs up regal judge

The Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh signed up to the judging panel for the 18th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards. 

The team at Hopetoun Butchery are among the butchery finalists at the Farm Shop & Deli Show
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Butcher finalists prepare for Farm Shop & Deli Awards

The five butchers’ shops that have been announced as finalists in the butchery category at the 2016 Farm Shop & Deli Awards have been busy finalising preparations. The winner will be announced on Monday 18 April, in conjunction with Foodex. 

Poultry feed manufacturer 2Agriculture to relocate milling premises

A leading manufacturer for poultry feed, 2Agriculture, is planning on relocating its Edinburgh mill to new state of the art facilities. 

Butchers win Scotch Lamb PGI Innovation Award

Two Scottish butchers have won the Scotch Lamb PGI Innovation Award. 

At £4,000, Macsween of Edinburgh has unveiled the world's most expensive haggis
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World’s most expensive haggis unveiled in time for Burns Night

Haggis specialist Macsween of Edinburgh has created the world’s most expensive haggis as Scotland sets to prepare for Burns Night. 

Chicken restaurant seeks crowdfunding investment

H.en, the chicken shop concept, is looking to raise £100,000 by crowdfunding with Crowdcube.

Billy Hoy from Findlays of Portobello is joined by judo champion Sarah Clark and Jenni Henderson, QMS health and education executive
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School children learn the value of Scottish meat

A Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) initiative is providing the opportunity for every secondary school in Scotland to apply for a voucher worth up to £100, which can be exchanged at local retailers for meat products such as Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI, and specially selected pork.

McGill's butcher's shop is renowned for meat pies
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Scottish butcher snaps up beloved Edinburgh bakery

Butcher Mark McGill has extended his business by buying one of Edinburgh’s best-known bakery businesses which became a late-night institution for thousands of customers. 

Union urges united front on pig virus

NFU Scotland (NFUS) has said it is “extremely disappointing” that a voluntary ban on pig imports from PEDv-hit countries has been ignored, with boars from the USA reportedly moving through Prestwick airport.

One-ton haggis crowned world’s largest

Hall’s of Scotland has officially reclaimed the world’s largest haggis title, which it won in 1978, and the record has been verified by the Guinness Book of Records.

QMS stages butchery masterclass for chefs

Up-and-coming chefs from top Edinburgh restaurants recently attended a Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) butchery masterclass, led by master butcher Viv Harvey.

Scottish farmers’ union meets with upcoming Sainsbury’s boss

National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFUS) has met with future Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe, where he pledged the retailer’s commitment to British produce.

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