Meat

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

November 30, 2021

Actor Ashton Kutcher partners with lab-grown meat company MeaTech

Actor Ashton Kutcher partners with lab-grown meat company MeaTech

A collective led by Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher and talent manager Guy Oseary – Sound Ventures – has partnered with...

October 7, 2021

Valentine’s Day sales of meat and dairy up £85 million from 2020 figures

Valentine’s Day sales of meat and dairy up £85 million from 2020 figures

Meat and dairy felt the love in lockdown, helping boost food and drink retail sales to record levels this Valentine’s...

April 3, 2021

Sales of German meat increase across the EU after Asian ban

Sales of German meat increase across the EU after Asian ban

German meat producers have seen an increase in sales to EU countries after Asian countries banned German imports after outbreaks...

October 22, 2020

British meat producers feeling the heat on Brexit uncertainty

British meat producers feeling the heat on Brexit uncertainty

British meat producers have raised concerns across the water as Brexit departure day of March 29 approaches, with lobbyists urging...

March 1, 2019

Nestle gets thumbs-up from RSPCA

Nestle gets thumbs-up from RSPCA

International food conglomerate Nestle is the latest company to commit to an RSPCA-led programme to improve chicken welfare. More broilers...

July 3, 2018

IFEX to bring world’s best butchers to the test in Belfast

IFEX to bring world’s best butchers to the test in Belfast

IFEX – Northern Ireland’s food-service trade expo – is expected to host an extra 500 people from 12 countries next...

December 3, 2017

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Calls for improved origin labelling laws have been made by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), amid criticism over the level...

July 28, 2017

NIFDA Chairman calls for ‘workable’ trade deal post-Brexit

NIFDA Chairman calls for ‘workable’ trade deal post-Brexit

Northern Ireland food companies must capitalise on new opportunities for business growth once Brexit becomes a reality, says Northern Ireland...

May 13, 2017

‘Major hygiene failings’ at 25% of abattoirs in the UK

‘Major hygiene failings’ at 25% of abattoirs in the UK

An investigation has found that 25% of abattoirs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are failing to take basic hygiene...

February 20, 2017

Leaflets on how we can eat less meat could be handed out in supermarkets

Leaflets on how we can eat less meat could be handed out in supermarkets

As part of a new research project to increase the consumption of vegetables, leaflets on how consumers can eat less...

January 25, 2017

Origin labelling rules on meat and milk comes into effect in France

Origin labelling rules on meat and milk comes into effect in France

In France from January 1, the labelling of the origin of meat in ready meals, milk in bottles and cartons of...

January 7, 2017

EU meat exports to Hong Kong receive a boost

EU meat exports to Hong Kong receive a boost

Prospects for EU exports of meat to Hong Kong have been given a boost this week following an agreement on...

November 4, 2016

Origin labelling of dairy and meat ingredients in foods mandatory from January in France

Origin labelling of dairy and meat ingredients in foods mandatory from January in France

The European Commission has decided to allow France to introduce a two-year trial period for the mandatory labelling of origin for...

July 12, 2016

UK meat manufacturer strengthens bonds with Europe

UK meat manufacturer strengthens bonds with Europe

UK meat manufacturer Hilton Food Group has agreed a partnership with a Portuguese retail chain to strengthen its position in the...

July 10, 2016

Revenue seize cannabis worth €4.3m hidden in meat in Rosslare

Revenue seize cannabis worth €4.3m hidden in meat in Rosslare

Officers with the Revenue Commission seized 215kg of herbal cannabis, worth €4.3m, in Rosslare port over the weekend. The smuggled drugs...

June 27, 2016

Wheat production to again outstrip use as dairy prices set to remain weak

Wheat production to again outstrip use as dairy prices set to remain weak

Global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead,according to the UN Food & Agricultural Organisation...

June 3, 2016

Renewed calls for mandatory labelling of milk and meat products

Renewed calls for mandatory labelling of milk and meat products

Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs have once again reiterated in a non-binding...

May 13, 2016