FSS addresses knowledge gaps in microbial quality of beef mince
Jun15

FSS addresses knowledge gaps in microbial quality of beef mince

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has published a new report to look at knowledge gaps around the microbial quality of beef mince sold in Scotland.

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Antibiotic use in pigs fell by 5% in 2020
Jun15

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.

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Awards product deadline extended due to demand
Jun14

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.

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Scotland’s meat industry calls for more scrutiny on FTAs
Jun11

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).

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JBS USA pays hackers $11m to resolve cyberattack
Jun10

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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