Vion toes the line 

Vion Food Group has announced that all bacon will conform to EU Directives concerning additives in foods. It will also implement a lower salt target of 3.4% this year. 

Blame the badgers 

Three quarters of bovine TB outbreaks in cattle are caused by contact with infected badgers and other so called "local effects" in high risk areas, rather than by movements of cattle, which are responsible for only 16%, a new report has claimed. 

Prince sells Angus 

A 15-minute DVD fronted by the Prince of Wales has been launched to promote the commercial advantages of the Aberdeen Angus breed and highlight rising demand for the meat.