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Category Archives: Meat

Report Calls for Welfare Standards to be Maintained after Brexit

The greatest threat to farm animal welfare standards after Brexit would come from UK farmers competing against cheap, imported food from countries that produce to lower standards than the UK. … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

UK Not Ready for Impact of Brexit on Food Sector

The UK food sector is not ready for the changes that will be forced on it through leaving the EU. A briefing paper from the Science Policy Research Unit at the … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Russia and EU Extend Trade War Sanctions over Ukraine

At the end of June, the European Council extended the sanctions against Russia put in place over the country’s stance on Ukraine and the Crimea. The unanimous decision of the … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meat Bucks Trend of Falling Prices

The price of meat and meat products around the world appears to be bucking the trend of falling food prices. According to the Food Price Index from the Food and … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brazil Rocked by Rotten Meat Scandal

The Brazilian meat sector has been rocked by a scandal over the sale of rotten meat and allegations of bribery and corruption concerning meat inspectors and officials. The scandal has … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

UK Companies Lead Way in Animal Welfare Policies

Two British companies – a poultry and pig meat processor – top the list of companies across the world in the way they manage their animal health and welfare practices. … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

French Beef Back on US Market

France has become the fourth EU country to be let back on to the US market to export beef. The US market has been closed to beef from the EU … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment