Meat & poultry

A new traceability scheme has been mostly welcomed by the meat and farming sector

Meat industry welcomes livestock traceability scheme

By Aidan Fortune

The meat and agricultural industry has welcomed the creation of a new Livestock Information Service to give farmers and processors accurate information about animals and their movements.

The World Wildlife Fund has claimed lamb cawl has a high carbon footprint

Food industry fights WWF lamb pollution claims

By Aidan Fortune

The sheep meat industry has slammed the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) over a report that claims the traditional Welsh dish of lamb cawl is the most polluting of several classic British meals.

2 Sisters new strategy looks to combat the gender pay gap

2 Sisters tackles gender pay gap

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has revealed plans to close its gender pay gap, as it launches a new strategy to promote gender equality and equal opportunities.

Boparan: 'solid top line revenue performance'

2 Sisters profit and debt woes persist

By Rod Addy

Boparan Holdings battled plunging comparative operating profit in its second financial quarter (Q2), but cut net debt compared to the previous quarter, 2 Sisters Food Group’s parent company reported in a results statement.

Waste reduction in focus at trade show

Anuga FoodTec preview

Waste reduction focus at Anuga

By Rick Pendrous

Waste reduction within the food and drink sector, through ‘upcycling’ strategies and innovative methods for the recovery of materials from by-products, will be the main focus of the Anuga FoodTec show, which takes place this week (20–23 March) in Cologne,...

Eating bacon cured using nitrates could increase consumers' risk of contracting cancer

Green tea ingredient solves bacon cancer risk

By Michelle Perrett

Bacon’s cancer-promoting properties can be avoided by replacing nitrates commonly used in the curing process with polyphenols found in green tea, according to a report by Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

Greater collaboration between suppliers and retailers is needed, claimed Kirby

More collaboration with retailers needed, claims analyst

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers and suppliers need to create open, trusted and collaborative relationships with retailers to guarantee success in the fast moving consumer goods market, according to a consumer trends analyst.

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