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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Farmgate prices remain firm despite tightening of UK beef supply
Aug18

Farmgate prices remain firm despite tightening of UK beef supply

According to the latest market commentary by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), farmgate prices for prime cattle are around 8.5% higher than a year ago and up 3% from the recent low point at the start of June.

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Bord Bia and Irish beef launch national barbecue campaign
Aug06

Bord Bia and Irish beef launch national barbecue campaign

Bord Bia – the Irish Food Board – and Irish beef are collaborating on a project to promote grass-fed Irish beef as part of their “World’s Greatest BBQ” campaign.

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Mixed messages for red meat sales over last 12 weeks
Jul28

Mixed messages for red meat sales over last 12 weeks

Spend and volume decreased for all three categories in the 12 weeks to 11th July 2021, however figures are up compared to the same period in 2019.

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Red Tractor revise farm standards for meat producers
Jul21

Red Tractor revise farm standards for meat producers

Ahead of the publication of its full report in August, the food assurance scheme has outlined what is changing in its revised farm standards from November 2021.

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