NETHERLANDS - For finding alternatives for the killing of male day-old chicks, research shows a number of leads but no method is ready to be applied in practice. This was the conclusion of a symposium organised by Wageningen UR on 8 September.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has slammed a European Court of Justice ruling that pig and poultry meat recovered under low pressure must be labelled as mechanically separated meat (MSM).
UK - The NFU releases a new video today to show how much farmers across England do to protect wildlife and the environment.
A new breed of young men and women are redefining what it means to be a farmer in Britain today. It’s out with tweed caps and straw, in with social media and drones
The Romanian government has decided to halt exports of live cattle and sheep to the EU following the outbreak of bluetongue disease in a number of the country’s counties.
Rabbit is making a comeback several decades after myxomatosis devastated the UK population putting people off the lean game meat.
Aldi has been singled out for praise by the NFU over its commitment to source 100% of its fresh meat from the UK.
Produce will be rated based on pesticide, water and soil use, and its impact on human health and farmworkers
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Nigella roasts hers with pancetta and herbs, Pippa Middleton’s favourite restaurant serves it in ravioli, swimming in butter, while Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall swears it’s most delicious baked in a pie.
Antibiotics need to be used “as little as possible, but as much as necessary”, says poultry vet Andrew Walker of Slate Hall Veterinary Services.