meat news

Shazans Halal

Tesco and Sainsbury's to boost halal offerings

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have boosted their halal offerings with new branded meat fixtures…

Meat Carcass

Irish hit back at cattle trade stifling claims

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Irish meat processors have hit back at allegations they are trying to undermine livestock marts…

Horsemeat test

Horsemeat tests at local authorities kick off again

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The FSA has confirmed details of a new round of horsemeat tests in the UK…

European map

Horsemeat: The European web

09 Apr 2013 | By Julia Glotz

Since ‘horsegate’ erupted, EU countries have issued more than 50 alerts about horsemeat adulteration of meat products. Our maps show the European spread…

Focus on Barbecue 2014

Barbecue category report 2014

31 Mar 2014 | By Simon Creasey

Brits fired up the barbie in record numbers last year thanks to the summer. This year could be hotter, longer, slower…

Fish in ice

Focus on Fish

25 Nov 2013 | By Richard Ford

It’s enough to send a shiver down the spine of anyone who makes a living from frozen fish. A 4.1% value decline in fish finger sales, on volumes down 4.6%.

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Dairy cows

Cornish farmer challenged to identify his cows by touch Video

10 Apr 2013 | By Jon Yeomans

A Cornish farmer has been set the unusual challenge of identifying a line-up of his own cows by touch alone.


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Pigs sow stall ban

Sow stall ban flouters

15 Feb 2014 | Updated: 27 Feb 2014

EU states failing to comply with the partial stall ban may be referred to the EU Court of Justice

Horsegate: heed economics of the cold chain

12 Sep 2013

Sir: The supermarket business model is based on shoppers trusting what retailers put on their shelves…

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