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African swine fever expected in UK ‘within a year’, says farming minister


The warning has led to calls from the NPA for a ‘more robust approach’ towards ASF prevention in the UK

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Heck mulls beer and beans ideas in diversification push


The sausage brand has registered its trademark under three alcohol categories

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ABP Food Group hires Kerry’s Bob Carnell as UK CEO


Carnell replaces Tom Kirwan as boss of ABP UK


UK meat supply could ‘grind to a halt’ if EU byproduct access lost


Failure by the government to achieve third country listed status means EU animal byproduct exports would not be allowed in a no-deal brexit

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Tesco to launch ‘more affordable’ ethically farmed chicken by early 2020


The announcement came as 25 animal welfare specialists called on the supermarket to ditch its ‘intensive’ farming practices

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Tulip sold to Moy Park owner Pilgrim’s Pride in £290m deal


The pork supplier will continue to source pork from former owner Danish Crown as part of the acquisition

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Labour plans animal welfare commissioner in far-reaching policy pitch


The 50-point  ‘animal welfare manifesto for government’ also includes bans of sow farrowing crates and foie gras imports

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Meat wholesaler fine increased after failed appeal against food safety offence


The severity of Bowland Foods’ offence was upgraded at its appeal hearing

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Tesco and Red Tractor suspend pig farm after ‘distressing’ abuse


Undercover footage appeared to show pigs squealing as workers hit them with metal rods and slammed gates into them

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Asda revamps its frozen aisle to boost meat-free options


Ready meals and meat & poultry have been the biggest victims of Asda’s cull this summer


Iceland ranked bottom in sustainable meat scorecard by Feedback


The charity Feedback ranked supermarkets on their actions to help shoppers eat ‘less and better’ meat


Dutch meat trader Jan Fasen arrested over link to horsemeat scandal


Fasen was arrested by Spain’s Guardia Civil at the request of French authorities late last month

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Heck launches first pork and chicken sausage twin-pack


The sausages were designed to cater for increasingly diverse tastes in the home, the brand said

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Waitrose to phase out lead-shot game across its estates

2019-07-30T11:20:00+01:00By Andrew Don

Waitrose claims to be the largest retailer of game in the UK

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Morrisons opens up beef supply chain to dairy bull calves


It comes as the supermarket seeks to help its farmers to meet the Arla 360 standard

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