United Kingdom

The group is designed to help the UK sheep industry be regarded as a “world-class” sector

AHDB and NFU partner to create sheep industry group

By Ashley Williams

UK-based bodies the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is calling on farmers to join its independent body The Sheep Health and Welfare Group.

Animal health company bought

Carr’s acquires Animax for £8.5m

By Michelle Perrett

Carr’s, the agriculture and engineering group, has acquired animal healthy product producer Animax for £8.5m.

Analysing UK pork exports

UK pork exports fall in July

By Michelle Perrett

UK exports of fresh and frozen pork fell by 10% in July compared with a year earlier, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Pork (AHDB Pork) has revealed.

AHDB reaches out to China

AHDB hosts visit to explore Chinese import market

By Michelle Perrett

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to explore the Chinese import market at the16th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE).

AMR risk low in pork and chicken

Antimicrobial resistance levels revealed in pork and chicken

By Michelle Perrett

The risk of acquiring antimicrobial resistance (AMR)-related bacterial infections is very low in pork and chicken as long as they are cooked and handled hygienically, a new report from Public Health England has revealed.

An ad focusing on pig welfare was deemed misleading (stock image)

Advertising complaint upheld against vegan charity

By Michelle Perrett

Two complaints in the UK were upheld against Viva!, a vegan campaigning charity, by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a complaint was made by the National Pig Association (NPA).