Meat, poultry & seafood

OVs will have to sign EHCs for all consignments of products of animal origin exported to EU from 1 January 2021

'Chronic' vet shortage threatens meat and dairy exports

By Rod Addy

Meat and dairy exports to the EU remain threatened by the lack of vets needed to implement food safety checks and sign export health certificates (EHCs), claims the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

It’s never been more important to ensure your business is as fit as possible

The perfect storm is here: are you ready?

By Rod Addy

Food firms facing the perfect storm as the end of Brexit transition period looms, Christmas approaches and the UK tackles continued coronavirus restrictions should register for free for Food Manufacture’s 20 October webinar.

Beef exports from UK head to US

UK beef heads to US for first time in 20 years

By Michelle Perrett

Kepak Group Limited (Merthyr) in Wales, Foyle Food Group (Foyle Campsie), WD Meats and Granville Food Care have been cleared to export beef to the US – a first for any UK business in 20 years.

Scottish wholesalers are concerned about Brexit impact

Scots meat exports face ‘substantial market turbulence’

By Michelle Perrett

Scotland’s meat wholesalers have written to secretary of state for Scotland Alister Jack, warning that the red meat sector is heading for ‘substantial market turbulence’ during the UK’s exit from the EU.

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December is likely to disrupt trade, experts claim

Brexit: customs staff, exports and red tape fears

By Rod Addy

Freight and customs representatives fear a lack of customs personnel and significant obstacles surrounding exports and red tape will lead to disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period.

2 Sisters is to create 100 jobs at its Thetford site

2 Sisters recruitment drive to create 100 jobs

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group is to create 100 new jobs at its processing plant in Thetford, Norfolk in response to an ‘unprecedented jobs crisis’ caused by the coronavirus crisis.

The BMPA is calling for Government action over Brexit

Brexit: meat exports and thousands of jobs threatened

By Michelle Perrett

Inadequate Brexit preparations threaten more than £1bn of annual meat exports and thousands of jobs in the meat and livestock sector, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).

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