More workers go

Bernard Matthews has "stood down" another 35 workers temporarily because of the downturn in sales caused by the bird flu crisis at its plant. They join the 130 workers temporarily laid off last week. The T&G union has agreed to the layoffs.

QMS pork on radio

Scots are being invited to put some Specially Selected Pork on their forks in three radio ads from Quality Meat Scotland promoting home-produced meat.

Eblex brings a pub

Visitors to IFE07 in London this month are being invited to drop into the Eblex stand for a hand-pulled pint, as the levy board is dressing its stand as the George and Dragon pub, complete with working bar.