Meat, poultry & seafood

The investment will enable a smaller specialist factory to be created on-site to produce complex niche products

Tulip invests £2.3m in snacks facility

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Tulip, which won the Site Team of the Year Award for its Redruth site at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2018, has invested £2.3m in its Ruskington site in Lincolnshire.

Staff show off their Butchery Academy certificates

2 Sisters launches two new learning programmes

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has rolled out two major learning programmes across its poultry processing sites, in a bid to improve language skills and meat cutting efficiencies.

The FSA and FSS held a review of meat cutting plants and cold stores following a spate of non-compliance issues

Cutting plant review update pending

By Aidan Fortune

An update on the progress made on the recommendations set out in the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) and Food Standards Scotland’s (FSS’) meat cutting plant and cold store review is expected imminently.

2 Sisters Food Group was fined £1.4m after a worker sustained crush injuries

2 Sisters fined £1.4m for worker crush

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has been fined £1.4m for health and safety offences, after a worker suffered crush injuries at its Scunthorpe site.

Dunbia was handed a record fine for non-compliance of TSE regulations at its Preston site (stock image)

Dunbia given £266,000 fine by FSA

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat processor Dunbia has been fined more than £266,000 by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for the failure to remove parts of the animal designated specified risk materials.

Interfood Technology's Textor slicers are designed to

Interfood meets the bacon slicing challenge

By Ellie Woollven

Two models in the Textor range can overcome the challenge of effective bacon slicing in a high-capacity environment, supplier Interfood Technology has claimed.

The FSA's guidance on the shelf-life of meat products has been questioned by BMPA and MLA research

Shelf-life guidance comes under fire

By Aidan Fortune

Research into the shelf-life of meat products has found that the ’10-day rule’ may no longer be appropriate for the industry.

Warnings have been issued to Government over a lack of clarity surrounding Brexit

Meat industry issues Brexit warnings

By Aidan Fortune

The British Poultry Council (BPC) has called on the Government to ensure that the population continues to have access to quality food once the UK leaves the EU.

Terms such as 'partially outdoors' puzzle shoppers

Animal welfare phrases confuse shoppers

By Rod Addy

Shoppers are confused by the proliferation of animal welfare terms used on product labels, with only a few striking a chord with them, delegates at a recent Winterbotham Darby conference heard.

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