Poultry Farming

Ranjit Boparan's Amber Real Estates Investments gained planning permission to build a new chicken farm

Boparan gains chicken farm planning permission

By Matt Atherton

2 Sisters owner Ranjit Boparan’s investment firm has gained planning permission to build a chicken farm in Wiltshire, despite local concerns over its environmental and economic impact.

Love Free Range Eggs called for retailers to not lower free-range egg prices after 2025

Free-range egg campaign calls for price premium

By Matt Atherton

Almost 80% of UK shoppers are happy to pay a premium for free-range eggs, according to a survey by the Love Free Range Eggs campaign, adding to its calls for retailers to maintain the prices of free-range eggs.

Decontamination of poultry carcases during processing would help cut campylobacter levels

Don't play chicken with campylobacter

By Michelle Knott

Retailers are coming under increasing flak to adopt better measures to combat high levels of campylobacter in poultry on sale. Michelle Knott reports