Meat & poultry

UK export growth fell in the first quarter of 2018

UK export growth wanes as pound strengthens

By James Ridler

Spain’s food export trade could give the UK a run for its money, as a business consultancy report reveals the UK’s overall international sales growth is flagging, while Spain’s growth has overtaken it.

The BVA has warned that vet shortages could lead to food fraud incidents

Vet shortage could lead to food fraud: BVA

By Aidan Fortune

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has criticised Michael Gove for his statements regarding non-British vets, and warned that personnel shortages in the industry could lead to more incidents of food fraud.

ABP's new burger and sausage range feature Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman themed packaging

ABP launches new superhero meat range

By Aidan Fortune

ABP has entered into a new licensing agreement with Warner Brothers Consumer Products to launch a new range of DC superhero fresh and frozen sausages and frozen burgers.

Ukraine officials visited AHDB to learn about meat hygiene

Ukrainian officials visit AHDB

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) welcomed food safety specialists from the Ukraine to its headquarters in Warwickshire.

Scotbeef is hoping for a positive decision on its Inverurie site planning application

Councillors urged to approve £20m Scotbeef abattoir

By Aidan Fortune

The National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFU Scotland) has written to Aberdeenshire councillors, asking them to back planning proposals for a Scotbeef development at Thainstone, Inverurie.

On average 3.8% of chilled raw whole birds sold in major supermarkets and discount chains tested positive for the highest levels of infection from January to March

Morrisons has upper hand in chicken bug war

By Rod Addy

Morrisons has the upper hand in the war against campylobacter, with none of its shop-bought chickens testing positive for the highest levels of contamination of the food poisoning pathogen in the latest quarterly figures.

Noman Khawaja (right): ‘Often, halal is treated as something to be ashamed of [but] we take the opposite view’

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Haloodies reaps rewards for millennial Muslims

By Aidan Fortune

In 2014, a dentist and a scientist joined forces to disrupt the world of halal meat and create new concepts for the ‘millennial Muslim’ – and, so far, it seems their initiative is reaping strong rewards.

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