Bronze for lamb cut

Sheepdrove Organic Farm has scooped a bronze award from the Soil Association for an innovative cut of lamb. Its special rolled shoulder is designed to look like a traditional leg of lamb.

Deer in the sights?

Defra says deer are damaging the environment and is proposing to ease restrictions on shooting the animals. Wild game processor Rick Bestwick said the changes were long overdue, but would have little impact on his business.

Protest against levy

Thai poultry farmers and processors are protesting against plans by the EU to impose a new quota system and levy up to 53% duty on imports of processed Thai chicken after volumes shot up.