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Election result compounds fears over Brexit trade deals

Meat trade leaders' fears are deepening about the UK’s lack of preparedness for Brexit trade negotiations in the wake of the General Election results.

PM swoops in for photocall at Smithfield Market

Prime Minister Theresa May visited Smithfield Market at 5.30am this morning on the eve of the General Election, taking butchers working there by surprise. 

General election: how will the next government affect you?

No matter what industry you’re in, the UK is on the brink of change. 

Conservative Party wins 2015 General Election

The Conservative Party has achieved a majority in the 2015 General Election.

UKIP changes tack on non-stun slaughter

After backing down from plans to ban non-stun slaughter, UKIP’s new election manifesto supports continuation of the slaughter method, and insists on “formal non-stun training and certification for all religious slaughtermen”.

Political parties show support for poultry trade in pre-election meeting

The three main political parties have committed to supporting the British poultry industry after the general election in May, but agreed that the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) budget would be cut.

NFU urges politicians to back British farming

NFU president Meurig Raymond has delivered an impassioned plea for whoever is in power after the general election to back British farming, eradicate bovine TB, and prepare properly for the potential of ending up outside the EU. 

NFU launches pre-election food and farming drive

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is set to launch a national campaign to highlight the importance of food and farming ahead of the general election.

New NFU president elected

Meurig Raymond has been elected as the new president of the National Farmers Union (NFU).

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