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Lynx trust misunderstands the sheep sector, says industry

The Lynx UK Trust has been accused of “completely misunderstanding the concerns of the sheep farming world”.

NFU to Tesco: Be clear on your lamb sourcing policies

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has expressed its concerns over Tesco’s drop in lamb facings. 

North Sea cod receives sustainability certification

Sustainability and traceability concerns surrounding North Sea cod have been weathered, as the fish will now be identified with a label demonstrating its origins. 

Meat products recalled over health concerns

Daylesford has recalled two of its ham products due to the presence of listeria monocytogenes. 

Proposed lynx reintroduction sparks fears

The farming community has expressed concerns surrounding proposals to reintroduce lynx into the British countryside. 

Article 50 a 'non-event' in currency terms

The pound managed to shrug off any concerns the market may have had over the triggering of Article 50. 

Meat industry contacts Prime Minister over FSA bias concern

The British meat industry has combined forces to voice their concerns about Food Standards Agency (FSA) bias against the sector. 

Traders issue warning on National Living Wage increase

The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) has joined forces with other trade associations to express concerns over potential increases to the National Living Wage. 

Meat quality tops concerns in supermarket burger survey

The quality of meat in a burger still ranks high among consumers’ concerns. 

Concerns expressed over beef price drop

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland’s livestock committee has revealed plans to extend its programme of drop-in sessions at store sales, in response to growing concerns about the beef market. 

Glasgow food businesses to be inspected

Full traceability inspections are to be carried out at all halal butchers in Glasgow during 2016, following concerns over meat transparency. 

Concerns over new poultry slaughter regulations

New slaughter regulations from Defra regarding the killing of poultry have raised concerns over the welfare of the birds with the British Veterinary Association (BVA). 

British farming support urged by trade bodies at emergency summit

Leading bodies in the farming industry met for an emergency summit to discuss serious concerns faced by the trade. 

Concerns over new bTB testing regime

Cattle farmers have raised concerns over a new bovine TB (bTB) testing programme, due to come into force in England on 1 May, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has reported.

APPG on religious meat slaughter deemed ‘anti-Muslim’

Muslim representatives from the halal meat industry have hit out at today’s All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) debate, calling it ‘anti-Muslim’.

BVA calls for early intervention in animal health issues

A survey has revealed that musculoskeletal conditions, infertility and mastitis are the most common reasons for vets to be called out to farms, and The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging farmers to work with them to prevent the health concerns.

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