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British beef could be exported to China for the first time in 20 years

Lift on BSE beef ban would bring ‘huge benefits’ to UK producers

By Ashley Williams

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is set to renew talks with Chinese agriculture officials to lift the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ban on British beef exports to the Asian market, which it described as an “important...

The British Poultry Council has defended domestic food standards

British Poultry Council defends UK animal welfare standards

By Ashley Williams

The British Poultry Council has pledged it will not compromise on the UK’s animal welfare and food safety standards in pursuit of new trade deals following the US Trade Representative’s disapproval of EU measures in its latest report.

Hormone-treated beef could cause consumer concern among UK consumers

BMPA warns UK over hormone-treated beef post-Brexit

By Ashley Williams

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has urged the British Government to understand the full consequences of importing hormone-treated beef as part of a potential post-Brexit trade deal.

HCC grows export team

HCC expands export team ahead of Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

As part of a three-year Welsh government-funded export programme due to get underway in April, Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has appointed Kate Patten to strengthen its export development team.

HCC study reveals PGI importance

HCC study reveals PGI importance

By Aidan Fortune

Research undertaken to evaluate a three-year European marketing campaign for Welsh lamb and Welsh beef has highlighted the importance of the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status that the products currently enjoy.