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Foodservice meat prices buck overall trends

Meat prices in foodservice have fallen to a four-month low, at odds with most other categories in the sector. 

Public confidence in food safety low

The horsemeat scandal continues to affect the UK food industry, with many still unsure about the safety of their food. 

Heck launches low-fat pork sausages

Sausage producer Heck has expanded its range with the introduction of Super Slim low-fat pork sausages. 

Hepatitis E in sausage fears allayed

The meat industry has reassured consumers that the risk of contracting hepatitis E (HEV) in sausages and other processed pork products remains low. 

Samworth Brothers takes healthy ready meals to Waitrose

Samworth Brothers is launching its my healthy kitchen (myhk) range of low-calorie ready meals in Waitrose stores UK-wide from 15 May, incorporating two chicken lines boasting 100% British chicken. 

Scottish butcher capitalises on sausage health craze

Malcolm Allan, Scotland’s Family Butcher, is the latest to make the most out of the health trend by introducing two low-fat sausage products. 

Pig industry urges support from retailers

Leading figures from the British pig industry have banded together to seek support from independent butchers, supermarkets and shoppers to help it survive what it calls “the worst period of low prices for over half a decade”. 

Sainsbury's has extended its lamb season into the new year
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Sainsbury’s extends lamb season to January

Sainsbury’s has committed to extend its British lamb season until at least January 2016. According to the retailer, the decision is designed to help make the most of the increased availability of stock this season while reassuring its farmers affected by low prices. 

New lamb season sees slow start

A strong sterling, low export demand, and heavy hoggs have all contributed to a slow start for the new lamb season, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

BREAKING: Bird flu outbreak on UK farm

Government vets have confirmed an outbreak of low-pathogen bird flu on a UK poultry farm.

Supermarket rivalry hits food inflation

Food deflation “deepened further” in July, due to intense competition, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Infographic: BPC highlights low poultry price rises

New data shows that poultry prices have risen at the slowest rate of 29 different food categories in an Office for National Statistics study.

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