Scotch Butchers Club launches new counter display competition
May07

Scotch Butchers Club launches new counter display competition

Butchers in Scotland are invited to demonstrate their visual flair by entering a new contest designed to showcase craftmanship and innovation.

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Finnebrogue Artisan chairman dies in accident
May07

Finnebrogue Artisan chairman dies in accident

Denis Lynn, the chairman and founder of the meat and food manufacturer Finnebrogue, has died in quad bike accident at this home in Northern Ireland.

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US beef and pork exports hit record levels in March
May06

US beef and pork exports hit record levels in March

Beef export value broke the $800 million mark for the first time, as Q1 of 2021 ended on a strong note for the US market. Data released by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) showed that March beef and pork exports each posted the highest monthly value on record. Totalling 124,808 metric tons (mt), beef exports were up by 8% compared to a year ago – the second largest of...

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QMS to investigate welfare breach accusations
May05

QMS to investigate welfare breach accusations

The chairman of Quality Meat Scotland’s pig standards setting committee, Philip Sleigh, has resigned his QMS position following accusations of breaches of animal welfare at his pig unit.

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CIEH calls for clarification on EFRA’s post-Brexit meat exports report
May05

CIEH calls for clarification on EFRA’s post-Brexit meat exports report

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has welcomed the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee’s report into meat exports to the EU post-Brexit, but asked for clarification regarding certifying officers.

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Apprentice butchers show off their virtual talents
May05

Apprentice butchers show off their virtual talents

Two Scottish apprentice butchers have demonstrated their online skills to triumph in a nationwide digital challenge.

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