The halal industry has spoken out against footage showing the mistreatment of animals in an abattoir.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has issued a recall for its chicken and vegetable soup as it may be tainted by chemical contamination.
Around 70 teachers attended an event last week aimed at helping them educate students about the red meat industry.
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has emphasised the importance of securing trade deals and the high standards of British food production. This comes after allegations that Brazil has been selling and exporting rotten meat.
Douglas Willis Ltd has issued a recall for a variety of meat products on a precautionary basis as they may contain small pieces of hard plastic. This recall affects Wales only.
A three-year study into the factors influencing campylobacter in chicken broiler houses has been published by the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences.
Confusion reigns over how to market poultry meat from UK suppliers in lockdown due to bird flu restrictions, as the disease continues to hit international trade.
Eight members have been appointed to the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Science Council, including the council’s new chair.
The potential introduction of assurance standards for stunned and traditional halal sheepmeat has been welcomed by the industry.
Tesco has issued a recall notice for its frozen beef Tesco Spaghetti Bolognese 400g, due to undeclared egg.
A food business operator and the manager of a public house in Cornwall has been fined following the death of an elderly lady.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has proposed new simplified guidelines to food safety management in small retail businesses. This includes butchers, alongside bakeries and grocery shops.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has labelled the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) risk assessment on MRSA and LA-MRSA as “very positive news”.
A joint fire and police investigation is underway following a fire at an abattoir in Skegness on Friday, 24 February.
Recommendations to upgrade Scotland’s BSE status from 'controlled risk' to ‘neglible risk’ have been hailed by the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) as a real breakthrough.
Food businesses in the Kent region have been advised to ensure they are not buying illegally killed game following a suspected poaching incident.
Food processors could be gagged from communicating emerging scientific evidence of the health benefits of their products because of a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling, according to a leading nutritionist.
Poultry keepers are now facing “significant threats” to their businesses with the introduction of updated measures to prevent the spread of bird flu.
A now-defunct meat company is facing trial over allegedly deceiving its customers.
Great Northern Sandwich Co Ltd is recalling six products containing chicken because of a blue discolouration on the meat.
Pig producers that are Red Tractor-certified will be required to use the electronic medicine book (e-MB) to record the total collated antibiotics used on their herds every three months.
British poultry producers have been warned that their businesses may be at risk of closure if the free-range status of their poultry is not extended.
Two chicken products have been recalled following concerns over allergen labelling.
Leaving the European Union could lead to higher animal welfare standards for the UK.
News that blood from pregnant horses is being injected into other animals to boost meat production “would never be used for pigs destined for meat”, said the National Pig Association (NPA).
Eville and Jones has won the tender for the Official Meat Control services in meat plants.
A Heckfield farm shop has been fined and banned from operating a food business after selling chicken pieces containing fly eggs.
Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has welcomed progressive talks in Westminster over securing the food name protection given to Welsh Lamb, Welsh Beef and other products as the UK leaves the European Union.
Over half of goatmeat sold in the retail and foodservice sector in the Sandwell area has been revealed to be sheep meat.
The two employees at the centre of a theft scam at a London butcher’s have been given suspended sentences and community service.
Supermarket giant Tesco has recalled two batches of its Tesco Takeaway Chicken because the sauce contains cashew nuts, which is not mentioned on the label, and presents a potential health risk.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a recall of MDA Foods Ltd’s frozen fish and chicken.
Boparan Private Office’s acquisition of Bernard Matthews has been cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Funding for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has more than tripled as part of a new five-year plan which will help UK farming reduce antibiotic use across animal and human medicine.
The government has extended an Avian Influenza (AI) Prevention Zone, first implemented on 6 December 2016, until 28 February.
Norfolk-based butcher’s Nicholls Meats Ltd is to seek legal advice on the actions of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and a supplier, centring on a consumer warning issued on the FSA's website concerning certain pork products.
Poultry keepers have been told to remain vigilant after a dead wild duck containing H5N8 bird flu was found in Carmarthenshire, Wales.
The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has hit back against a report suggesting that processed meat can worsen asthma symptoms.
Eating four servings of cured or processed meat a week might make asthma symptoms worse, according to a study in French journal Thorax.
Following the outbreak of a case of H5N8 avian flu at a turkey farm in Lincolnshire, the government has placed a temporary suspension on gatherings of certain birds species.
Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain has been confirmed in turkeys at a farm near Louth in Lincolnshire.
The English and Scottish governments have announced an avian influenza (AI) prevention zone in an attempt to prevent the spread of the H5N8 strain of the virus.
Organisations from across the meat industry have come together in support of tariff-free access to the Single Market.
More data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and its impact on the food chain is needed, according to a new report.
Natures Menu has recalled its ‘Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg’ frozen pet food, due to the presence of salmonella.
Sales of antibiotics for usage on UK animals have reached an all-time low, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has urged the Home Office to deliver a substantial trial of a Seasonal Agricultural Permit Scheme for non-EU workers in the 2017 season.
Irish meat supplier Dawn Meats has become the latest firm to pledge its support to Courtauld 2025.
The High Court ruling that Parliament must vote on whether the UK can begin the process of leaving the European Union, will delay “clarity”, according to industry trade body British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).
A former butcher has been found guilty of stealing meat from his employer.