Meat & poultry

An appeal has been made to help protect the Welsh red meat industry

Support for Welsh red meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

National Farmers Union (NFU) Cymru and the British Meat Processors’ Association (BMPA) have issued a joint call to the Welsh Government to ensure that domestic red meat production is fully recognised in the design of future agricultural policy.

Campaign for Local Abattoirs: ‘We have reached a critical level, with several blackspots around the country where smaller abattoirs simply do not exist’

Are small abattoirs for the chop?

By Chloe Ryan

Amid growing demand for high-quality catering meat, there are concerns that the decline in small abattoirs is leaving parts of the UK uncovered.

An EFRA Committee visited 2 Sisters' Site D

EFRA Committee ‘satisfied’ with 2 Sisters’ progress

By Aidan Fortune

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) Committee has expressed “satisfaction” that 2 Sisters Food Group has delivered on all of the food safety commitments set out by Ranjit Singh Boparan.

Food industry news roundup

Food industry news roundup – photo gallery

By James Ridler

A new supply deal for a Yorkshire poultry-processor and US growth for Young’s Seafood feature in our roundup of bulletins in the food and drink industry, in this photo gallery.

CO2 supplies continue to hinder food and drink production

CO2 situation still weeks from resolution

By Aidan Fortune

The recent CO2 shortage which impacted the UK food and drink industry is expected to have long-term effects, despite the resumption of supply.

The livestock traceability scheme has taken a step forward

AHDB and Defra collaborate on livestock traceability service

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) have signed an agreement to develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

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