Growers recruited 

The Soil Association has launched another round of meetings to recruit arable growers after the organisation said a shortage of organic cereals was constraining growth in the organic livestock sector. 

Region flagged up 

Asda has relaunched the on-pack labelling of its red meat offer to show more clearly whether the lamb, beef and pork has been sourced in England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland with the appropriate national flag. 

Welfare data review 

The RSPCA has launched its second annual snapshot of animal welfare data, The Welfare State: Measuring Animal Welfare in the UK 2006.