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Milk prices have been falling

Arla and First Milk unveil price drops from March

By Michelle Perrett

Milk prices continue to fall, with First Milk and Arla unveiling reductions from March and the National Farmers Union (NFU) pressing Arla to work with farmers to mitigate price cuts.

Protesters descended on 2 Sisters Scunthorpe

Protestors picket poultry production plant

By James Ridler

Animal rights activists protested outside 2 Sisters Food Group’s Scunthorpe factory earlier this week, in their second round of action in the past month.

DEFRA is to launch a review of farm inspections

DEFRA to launch review of farm inspections

By James Ridler

A comprehensive review of farm inspection is to be launched by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), as it aimed to scrap the red tape preventing farmers from focusing on issues such as animal welfare.

Winners from this year's Institute of Meat awards

Institute of Meat award winners unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

The butchery industry was celebrated at this year’s Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers Annual Prize-giving ceremony.

More plastic than fish is predicted to be in the world’s oceans by 2050

Plastic packaging becomes a pariah

By Rick Pendrous

The UK’s food and drink supply chain has been shamed into pledging to reduce its use of plastics in packaging and use more recyclable or biodegradable polymers, following growing public anger and adverse publicity about the damage plastics cause to the...

Ikea recalls Godis Paskkyckling marshmallow candy

Ikea recalls candy due to mice infestation

By Michelle Perrett

Ikea, the furniture retailer, is recalling its Godis Paskkyckling marshmallow candy due to the discovery of a possible mice infestation at a production unit.

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