British Poultry Council

More needs to be done to reduce antibiotic use in global pig production

Antibiotics in pigs next to be tackled

By Rick Pendrous

Antibiotic use in the pig sector looks set to become the next focus of attention nationally, following reductions achieved by the UK poultry sector.

Promoting British chicken and the Red Tractor mark is the aim of the new publicity campaign

British chicken meat to get promotional boost

By Mike Stones

Tesco, Waitrose and foodservice firms Brakes and Compass are backing a new campaign to promote the British chicken industry and the Red Tractor quality mark, organised by the National Farmers Union and the British Poultry Council (BPC).

On your side or on your back? George Osborne claimed the budget showed the government was 'on the side of people trying to work hard'

Manufacturers react to the budget – in quotes

By Mike Stones

Bouquets and brickbats – seemingly in equal measure – greeted the chancellor’s budget this week. Here, we bring you a flavour of the key points in quotes from industry groups and leading players.

Poultry processors have called for action

Opposition grows to EC ban on desinewed meat

By Rick Pendrous

Pressure is mounting on the government to do more to fight the UK’s corner in getting a reversal of the European Commission’s (EC’s) decision to impose a moratorium on desinewed meat (DSM).


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