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MLCSL and Kepak agree deal to boost independent carcase classification

Meat and Livestock Commercial Services (MLCSL) has announced a seven-year contract to provide international meat processor Kepak Group with three automated carcase classification machines in two of its UK plants.

Antibiotic use in pigs fell by 5% in 2020

A further 5% reduction in the use of antibiotics in pigs on UK farms last year has taken the total reduction since 2015 to 62%, the AHDB reports.

Awards product deadline extended due to demand

The Meat Management Industry Awards is heading for another record year, so organisers have decided to extend the product nomination deadline slightly to Thursday 17th June.

Scotland’s meat industry calls for more scrutiny on FTAs

The chief executives of NFU Scotland, Quality Meat Scotland and the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers are among the signatories of a letter to the government, urging more industry consultation over Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).

JBS USA pays hackers $11m to resolve cyberattack

The world’s largest meat supplier, JBS USA, has confirmed that it paid the equivalent of $11 million in ransom following the criminal attack on its IT systems at the end of May.

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