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Horsemeat test

Sixteen horsemeat cases uncovered by EC testing programme

25 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Pan-European testing for horsemeat DNA uncovered 16 new instances in beef products between April and June, the European Commission has revealed.

halal chicken

One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap market growth

19 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

On a former 2 Sisters plant in Stowmarket, One Stop Halal will employ more than 100 workers from next month…

Monty Python Spam

Spam, spam, spam... and Monty Python popcorn

18 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

And now for something completely different… Spam popcorn.

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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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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Wagyu beef steak Aldi

Will Wagyu beef lose its mystique at a low price?

14 Jun 2014

Will Wagyu beef lose its mystique at a low price?…

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

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