Meat, poultry & seafood

'A sad day for Scotland': 1,700 jobs will be lost at Hall's with more damage predicted for the local economy

‘Sad day for Scotland’ as 1,700 jobs lost at Hall’s plant

By Mike Stones

“A sad day for Scotland,” was the verdict of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), after Vion UK confirmed yesterday (October 16) that it will close its Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

Is the Royal Navy the answer to revolting French fishermen?

Zut alors: 'it’s scallop war'

By Mike Stones

British scallop fishermen, fishing in international waters in the Channel, have pleaded for Royal Naval protection after claiming they were attacked yesterday (October 11) by French fishermen.

KFC halal meat is truly halal, said the Halal Food Authority

Halal boss hits back at KFC accreditation critics

By Gary Scattergood

The president of the Halal Food Authority (HFA) – which works with major manufacturers including Premier Foods and Kerry Foods ­– has mounted a staunch defence of his organisation after it came under fire for accrediting other businesses which critics...

Scotsbeef (pictured) is a leading player in the enterprise

Multi-million-pound plant for Scottish meat processors

By Laurence Gibbons

A new collaboration between Scotbeef, Scotch Premier and Mathers will see the creation of a multimillion-pound meat processing facility aimed at safeguarding and developing the industry.

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