Meat & poultry

Meat exports from the UK to the EU post-Brexit could be subject to veterinary checks

EU meat exports could be hit by veterinary checks

By Noli Dinkovski

The threat of having to deal with veterinary clearance and checks on exports to the EU post-Brexit should be a “priority” concern for the meat industry, a leading meat association boss has claimed.

MLCSL is an independent provider of abattoir authentication and classification services

AHDB to sell MLCSL amid ‘challenging environment’

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has revealed it is in advanced talks with private business HallMark Veterinary Compliance Services about taking over its commercial subsidiary Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Limited (MLCSL).

Incidents of campylobacter found in chicken have reduced again

FSA praises campylobacter reduction

By Aidan Fortune

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has praised retailers for their efforts in further reducing incidents of campylobacter.

97% of KFC stores are currently open following the supply chain disruption

KFC returns to Bidvest for north of England deliveries

By Rod Addy

KFC has returned to its previous logistics partner Bidvest to serve 350 of its north of England outlets after hundreds of its UK stores ran out of chicken, forcing them to temporarily shut last month.

RAP’s modified atmosphere Carton Food-tray is now appearing on UK supermarket shelves

A secondary role for plastics

By Paul Gander

‘Eliminate plastics’ may be the new battle, but one UK company has been working to minimise their role for two decades.

Scotbeef hopes to have its new plant operational by April 2019

Scotbeef to fund new abattoir with grant money

By Aidan Fortune

Meat processor Scotbeef’s plans to build a new abattoir and processing facility have received a boost, thanks to grant money awarded by the Scottish Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation (FPMC) fund.

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