AHDB to reveal its new direction
Nov07

AHDB to reveal its new direction

In April and May 2022, thousands of AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) levy payers had a say on what work the Board should do, in Shape the Future.

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Australia FTA impact report reveals financial blow for UK agriculture
Dec21

Australia FTA impact report reveals financial blow for UK agriculture

An impact report produced by the DIT on the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement predicts that the British agriculture and semi-processed foods sectors will take a financial hit worth hundreds of millions of pounds.

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Stem cell study opens door to manufactured cell cultured meat
Dec07

Stem cell study opens door to manufactured cell cultured meat

Scientists have obtained for the first time stem cells that grow under chemically defined conditions, which they say will pave the way for manufacturing cell cultured meat.

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Skills shortage sees UK meat producers send carcasses to EU butchers
Nov03

Skills shortage sees UK meat producers send carcasses to EU butchers

The ongoing labour shortage has led to meat producers sending beef to the Republic of Ireland to be butchered, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).

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AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas
Oct18

AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.

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New welfare rules for animals in transit to abattoirs welcomed
Aug18

New welfare rules for animals in transit to abattoirs welcomed

The Sustainable Food Trust is among those welcoming new animal welfare measures announced by the UK government, but also calls for more ‘local’ abattoirs.

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