Brazilians to work with new scientific committee in drive to exceed European consumer expectations on its poultry products
Jul01

Brazilians to work with new scientific committee in drive to exceed European consumer expectations on its poultry products

This month, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) will start working with a new scientific committee which has been set up as part of its ongoing commitment to uphold high standards of quality control and safety in the poultry industry. The committee will hold its first meeting on 1 July 2019, to discuss its objectives and aims. The main role of the committee will be to provide scientific analysis, recommendations and...

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Covert investigation by Animal Equality UK alleges poor conditions at Moy Park farms
Jun26

Covert investigation by Animal Equality UK alleges poor conditions at Moy Park farms

Animal protection charity, Animal Equality, has revealed what they describe as ‘horrifying conditions’ and animal suffering on three Red Tractor certified chicken farms in Lincolnshire. Footage released online by Animal Equality claims to show double-decker chicken sheds, with what it believes house over 30,000 birds, crowded on each floor. It further alleges that many chickens are suffering from leg injuries, with some unable to...

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Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group
Jun12

Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group

An East Yorkshire-based poultry business has won new business from a celebrated group of Yorkshire inns and hotels. Soanes Poultry has partnered with Provenance Inns and Hotels for direct delivery of its award winning chicken to the group’s seven sites that include the National Pub and Bar award winning Carpenters Arms at Felixkirk and The Punch Bowl at Marton-cum-Grafton. The Middleton on the Wolds poultry business will supply...

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British Poultry Student Chef of The Year 2019 winner announced
Jun10

British Poultry Student Chef of The Year 2019 winner announced

A catering student from New City College, London has been crowned British Poultry Student Chef of the Year 2019. Siven Jr Pillay, 19, won the competition, organised by The British Poultry Council, with his starter of ‘Turkey Leg Terrine, Heritage Beetroot Chutney, Smoked Mustard, Tarragon Oil & Turkey Scratching’. He will go on to cook his dish for around 280 guests at the British Poultry Awards later in the year. The runner up in...

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NFU calls on Government for answers on future trading policy
Jun03

NFU calls on Government for answers on future trading policy

Do not betray British farming in future trade deals, NFU’s president Minette Batters says whilst asking the question, would the British public accept chlorinated chicken masking lower welfare standards on farm or hormone-fed beef flooding supermarket shelves in exchange for a US trade deal? The NFU president makes the intervention as US President Donald Trump begins his state visit to the United Kingdom. Batters said: “British farmers...

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Lidl trials UK-first meat labelling method
May31

Lidl trials UK-first meat labelling method

Supermarket chain Lidl GB is introducing a new, UK-first method of production meat label, which will be trialled on all of its fresh chicken products, aimed at improving transparency and helping customers to make more informed decisions. When it comes to fresh chicken, insight from the supermarket shows that shoppers want more detailed labelling, with 71% demanding that retailers become more transparent with the information displayed...

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