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The Fishlove campaign urges the EU to deliver on ending overfishing
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Celebrities rally behind overfishing campaign

A host of celebrities have shown their support for a campaign to bring an end to overfishing. 

Government-backed African aid project launches

Charity Farm Africa has launched a three-month project, backed by government match-funding, to help young producers in West Kenya develop successful agricultural businesses.

Andrea McLean is throwing her support behind Scotch Lamb
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Loose Woman champions Scotch Lamb

The host of ITV’s Loose Women has thrown her support behind Scotch Lamb PGI. 

Wall’s to support Dorset County Show

Wall’s Pastry has been unveiled as one of the main sponsors for the Dorset County Show.

Fire victim receives industry support

A pig processing plant has been receiving support from the industry after it burnt down in the early hours of Saturday, 5 August. 

Grant assists UK’s farming and rural life

A total of £540,000 worth of funding has been allocated to 18 projects in rural communities throughout the UK.

Farmers’ union aims to boost sheep scheme’s efficiency

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has demanded that changes be made to a financial support scheme for sheep farmers. 

High animal welfare standards should be supported

The RSPCA has called on the government to help support and strengthen high animal welfare practices post-Brexit. 

Celebrated chef showcases Welsh Lamb in new pop-up

Amateur chef and food blogger Imran Nathoo has thrown his support behind Welsh Lamb to develop his take on the classic kebab. 

Royal Smithfield Club to work with regional shows

The Royal Smithfield Club (RSC) is looking to work with major regional prime stock shows across the UK, following the demise of the Smithfield Festival at the East of England Show through lack of national support. 

Northern Irish pork receives Bake Off finalist’s backing

Great British Bake Off finalist Andrew Smyth has thrown his support behind Northern Irish pork. 

Butcher receives local support in crowdfunding campaign

A Norwich butcher was described as being “overwhelmed” at the support he has been receiving in the form of a GoFundMe campaign. 

Debate between certification boards over halal machine slaughter tribunal

An upcoming tribunal to determine the validity of machine slaughter in halal has received mixed support from certification boards. 

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”. 

Butcher praises community following £3,500 meat theft

A butcher in Riverhead, Kent, has applauded the “brilliant” community for the support they have shown after £3,500-worth of meat was taken just before Christmas. 

Beef and lamb get television support

Beef and lamb are due to receive a television marketing push in the form of a 30-second advertisement. 

Farmers throw down gauntlet to retailers over British lamb

Lamb farmers have called on supermarkets to do more to support British lamb. 

The New Zealand lamb was sold in a Tesco store under a Scottish banner
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Tesco causes fury by selling imported lamb under Scottish banner

Supermarket giant Tesco has been accused of delivering Scottish sheep farmers "a slap in the face" by selling imported lamb underneath a banner proclaiming to support Scottish sheep farmers. 

Support online for #BritishLambWeek

Butchers and producers have taken to social media to promote #BritishLambWeek. 

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. 

Asda has committed to supporting the UK lamb industry with measures including price rollbacks
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Asda pledges support for UK lamb producers

Supermarket chain Asda has revealed plans to support the UK’s sheep farming industry by ensuring that most of its lamb will be UK-sourced as of mid-July. 

Beef association calls for pricing support for farmers

The South West regional branch of the National Beef Association (NBA) has called for more support for farmers on pricing. 

Kim Bateman (right) warned that other butchers may have to close if the government doesn't act
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Butcher issues business warning to government

A butcher set to close her doors for the final time has warned that the industry will be forced to do the same unless the government does more to support small businesses. 

Organic drive for independent retailers

Organic body the Soil Association has launched a new campaign to support independent retailers and help them promote sales of organic produce.

Poultry processor targets £100k for Farm Africa charity

Moy Park is aiming to raise £100,000 for Farm Africa in a new three-year charity partnership.

Celebrity chef gets behind drive for British farming

TV chef Tom Kerridge has thrown his weight behind the National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU) campaign to back British farming and food.

Osborne bullish in latest Budget statement

Chancellor George Osborne today delivered what could be his last Budget announcement when he stated Britain “is walking tall again” after five years of Conservative rule.

Karro announces 141 job losses

Karro Food Group has confirmed that it is cutting 141 jobs at its Scunthorpe site.

ABP man to scale Everest in charity challenge

Meat industry veteran, Elwyn Pugh, will climb Mount Everest in a bid to raise £50,000 for Downs Syndrome Charity, DSGN.

Advocates of slaughterhouse CCTV gain increasing support

Support for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses seems to be growing, with a number of industry and government reviews backing the installation of the surveillance equipment in recent days.

Farmers call for government support in 2015

Farming leaders are calling on government support to back their industry and help reverse a decline in self-sufficiency.

Co-op to boost British meat credentials

The Co-operative Food has committed to sourcing all its own-brand meat from British farmers as part of a £1.5bn initiative announced today (5 December).

CAP front-loading payments for beef farmers dismissed

Scottish beef farmers are disappointed that payments under the Beef Calf Scheme will not be front-loaded as originally suggested by the Scottish Government.

Welsh sheep farmers to benefit from £1m technology scheme

Welsh sheep farmers are set to benefit from a £1 million Welsh government project, which will help them embrace technology and improve profits.

Meat industry charity to award bursaries amid change to organisation

Students will now be able to train for a career in the meat industry with a little helping hand, courtesy of the sector’s leading charity, the Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI).

Bear Grylls offers support to Butcher’s Bike Challenge

An ex-butcher and special forces veteran is to cycle from Land’s End to John o’Groats on a butcher’s bike, to raise money for several charities.

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