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UK animal welfare groups have called for an end to non-stun slaughter

Animal welfare firms urge DEFRA to end non-stun slaughter

By Ashley Williams

UK-based animal welfare organisations the RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association have sent an open letter to the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to ban non-stun slaughtering of animals.

The sheep meat sector is likely to be the worst hit by a no-deal Brexit

UK levy board warns of Brexit impact

By Aidan Fortune

UK levy organisation the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has outlined the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the meat industry.

Saqib Mohammed (pictured in the middle with a white suit) will relocate to Dubai

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Halal Food Authority CEO to step down

By Aidan Fortune

The chief executive officer of the Halal Food Authority (HFA), Saqib Mohammed, is to step down from the role.

UK post-Brexit imports will be treated the same as they are currently under EU legislation

New Zealand and UK secure trade links with veterinary deal

By Aidan Fortune

The Meat Industry Association (MIA) and Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) have welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement that a Veterinary Agreement between the UK and New Zealand has been signed.

Goat meat ready to hit the big-time

Goat meat ready to hit the big-time

By Aidan Fortune

Trends pieces are nothing new, particularly as we begin a new year, with publications looking to be first to report the latest fad. The food industry is no different, with goat meat being touted as the next big thing.

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