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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NSA welcomes lifting of ban on exports of sheep meat to US
Dec03

NSA welcomes lifting of ban on exports of sheep meat to US

The National Sheep Association reacted positively to news that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a final rule that lifts the BSE-related restrictions on imports of sheep and goat products to the USA.

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Pilgrim’s UK acquires Randall Parker Foods
Nov15

Pilgrim’s UK acquires Randall Parker Foods

Pilgrim’s UK has announced the acquisition of Randall Parker Foods (RPF), along with plans to invest in the company’s manufacturing facilities.

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IAAS calls on Scottish red meat sector to back ‘Lamb Bank’ initiative
Oct29

IAAS calls on Scottish red meat sector to back ‘Lamb Bank’ initiative

The Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland (IAAS) is asking the Scottish red meat industry to donate either lamb proceeds or money to deliver three tonnes of lamb to schools this autumn.

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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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