Meat & poultry

CO2 supplies continue to hinder food and drink production

CO2 situation still weeks from resolution

By Aidan Fortune

The recent CO2 shortage which impacted the UK food and drink industry is expected to have long-term effects, despite the resumption of supply.

The livestock traceability scheme has taken a step forward

AHDB and Defra collaborate on livestock traceability service

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) have signed an agreement to develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

The food industry has its say on safety concerns


Food Safety Survey 2018: the results

By Aidan Fortune

British food and drink is being held to account by regulatory bodies and the public more than ever before. Are businesses taking food safety as seriously as everyone else?

Tulip is the latest food business to sign up to WRAP's Plastics Pact

Tulip signs up to UK Plastics Pact

By Aidan Fortune

Meat processor Tulip has become the latest food business to sign up to the UK Plastics Pact, as part of its commitments to tackling plastic usage and food waste as part of its new CSR policy.

Pig slaughtering has been affected due to the CO2 shortage

QMS relaxes restrictions due to CO2 shortage

By Aidan Fortune

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has decided to grant a temporary derogation to allow some pigs which would have been processed at Brechin to be processed at a plant south of the border and remain eligible for the Specially Selected Pork brand.

Karro Foods has acquired TS Bloor & Sons

Karro acquires cooked meat specialist

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Karro Food Group has grown its added-value pork production with the acquisition of Leicestershire-based TS Bloor & Sons.

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