Defra orders vaccine

Defra has ordered 10 million doses of bird flu vaccine from a Spanish company. But it insists its vaccination policy is unchanged, and the drugs would not be used before or immediately after an outbreak.

Easy lid for Spam?

Packaging company Impress is hoping that Spam fans will soon benefit from a new easy-to-open peelable lid they have developed. It is being used for pork products in Korea and the firm is scouting for UK takers.

Boxing sponsorship

Red meat importer Angliss has announced that it is sponsoring the Royal Navy's Boxing Team, which includes two amateur boxing champions and a lady's national boxing champion. The team will get new kit and training equipment.