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Heck debuts first-ever TV campaign

2020-07-03T13:19:00+01:00By

The ad was filmed during lockdown and is due to run for the next 12 weeks

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Meat sector facing labour ‘challenges’ despite decline in EU worker percentage

2020-07-02T16:01:00+01:00By

A BMPA study found the percentage of EU nationals across the sector fell from 69% in 2018 to 62% this year

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Trade unions slam rocketing number of Covid-19 cases at UK food manufacturing plants

2020-07-02T15:09:00+01:00By

Cases in UK food manufacturing plants have rocketed to more than 600 over the past week

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Meat sector launches initiative to halve meat waste and cut CO2

2020-07-01T11:59:00+01:00By

The Meat in a Net Zero World initiative has been backed by 38 organisations involved in the production and sale of meat 

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Waitrose cuts nitrite use across fresh bacon and gammon ranges

2020-06-29T12:52:00+01:00By Edward Devlin

The retailer has followed a similar move by the Co-op on its bacon range in January

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FSA slammed by Unison over handling of Covid-19 in meat plants

2020-06-29T11:49:00+01:00By

The regulator’s ‘hands-off approach’ was putting workers at risk of contracting Covid-19, the union warned

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Tulip confirms coronavirus cases at Tipton plant

2020-06-26T11:48:00+01:00By

The pork giant said three people tested positive this week, with 16 additional staff now self-isolating 

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Industry bosses hit back at claims meat factories are ‘virus breeding grounds’

2020-06-25T09:37:00+01:00By

Earlier this week Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford said it was investigating the theory that the ‘cold and damp’ conditions at meat plants may make them ‘predisposed’ to coronavirus outbreaks

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Tesco promotional push on beef cuts helps drive 40% demand increase for steaks

2020-06-23T11:15:00+01:00By

Promotions and the launch of a new brand called The Meat Folk helped to boost sales and tackle carcase balancing concerns

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Finnebrogue Artisan appoints Andrew Nethercott as new MD

2020-06-19T10:42:00+01:00By

He replaces Brian McMonagle, who left in March 2019

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UK meat suppliers fear loss of EU exports following Brexit transition

2020-06-18T16:21:00+01:00By

Time was now running out to safeguard future export orders, the BMPA said