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28 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges UK Govt to Urgently Review Stance on Tariffs
SCOTLAND, UK - The UK Government has been urged to scrap its proposed tariff schedule and pursue a post-Brexit approach to international trade that acts in the best interests of Scottish food and farming....
27 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Urges Scottish Govt to Improve on Beef Scheme
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has called on Scottish Government to recognise the crisis in the beef sector by immediately improving the Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES). ...
26 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Govt to Deliver Food, Farming Labour Solutions Before Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has called on the Government to make essential decisions affecting the availability of non-UK labour with urgency....
21 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Summer Test Matches Fuelled by Scotch Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish Rugby’s official healthy eating partner, Scotch Beef PGI, will be showing support for the boys in blue at their upcoming Summer Test matches against France and Georgia in the coming weeks....
20 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Sausage Week Awards on Hunt for Best Scottish Banger
SCOTLAND, UK - The hunt for the best Scottish banger is on at this year’s UK Sausage Week Awards, taking place from the 28th of October to the 3rd of November....
View news from United Kingdom National Livestock Movement Bans May Prove Economically Damaging
UK - New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about...
16 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Meat with Integrity Radio Ads Set to Reach Over 1.8m Consumers
SCOTLAND, UK - Over 1.8 million Scottish consumers are set to hear the Scottish red meat industry’s positive sustainability and animal welfare credentials in a new radio campaign launched next week by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
15 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Calls for Greater Origin Labelling on Processed Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - In a letter to the Defra Minister George Eustice, NFU Scotland has made it clear that shoppers must have the ability to identify where the beef they are buying comes from, whether fresh or processed. ...
13 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Says University Decision to Ban Beef 'Overly Simplistic Approach'
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has called the move by Goldsmiths University to ban beef from its campus food outlets 'overly simplistic' and said it shows a lack of understanding of how British beef is produced, compared to beef production globally....
12 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom University Bans Beef from Cafes to Tackle Climate Crisis
UK - A university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency....
View news from United Kingdom Range of Factors Affecting Prime Cattle Prices
UK - Although prime cattle producers have seen prices firm slightly in the week ending 3 August, prices are still 8.5 percent below last year, according to the latest market analysis from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
09 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom QMS Response to IPCC Report
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish red meat industry’s important sustainability credentials have been highlighted by Kate Rowell, Chair of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Farming’s Success Story on Tackling Climate Change Lost in Global Report
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish farming’s responsible approach to tackling climate change is being lost in the headlines generated by the latest report into Climate Change and Land Use from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...
05 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Produce Takes Centre Stage at Turriff Show
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s biggest two-day agricultural event, Turriff Show will for the first time feature its very own Food and Drink Pavilion complete with a cookery theatre sponsored by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
01 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Summit Aims to Secure Profitable, Productive Scotch Beef Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - A summit organised by NFU Scotland in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, this week (Monday, 29 July) focused on securing a profitable and productive Scottish beef sector against the backdrop of some of the poorest prices in recent times. ...
31 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Welcome for Wide Ranging Report into Future of Scottish Agriculture
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the findings of a wide-ranging inquiry into the future of Scottish agriculture, published this morning (31 July). ...
30 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Opens Up Beef Supply Chain to Help Farmers Transitioning to Arla UK 360 Standard
UK - In an industry first, Morrisons is to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers participating in the Arla UK 360 programme into its beef supply chain....
26 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Feed Potatoes Get Timely Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the decision by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to lift the ban on feeding crop treated with maleic hydrazide (MH) to livestock....
View news from United Kingdom Union Welcomes Early Loan Scheme Announcement Amid Ongoing Brexit Uncertainty
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the early announcement that the National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) will operate again this year, providing vital financial support for Scottish farmers and crofters at a time of great uncertainty....
25 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Meat With Integrity Campaign Creatives Unveiled
SCOTLAND, UK - The creatives which are being used in a new campaign to raise the profile of the Scottish red meat industry’s positive sustainability and animal welfare credentials, were unveiled at a media launch in Perthshire yesterday (24 July)....
24 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Focus Must Turn to Securing Best Possible Brexit Deal
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the announcement of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister, NFU Scotland has called on all parties to focus on the urgent matter in hand of securing the best possible outcome in the interests of Scottish agriculture in what will...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Rugby Players Eat Lean Ahead of World Tournament
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scotland rugby team enjoyed tucking into some delicious Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork in Inverness recently after working up an appetite following a national team building event....
23 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Farming Unions: Measures Needed to Address Current Beef Price Crisis
UK - The Presidents of the four UK farming unions met at the 100th Royal Welsh Show at Llanelwedd, in Wales, to call for urgent and collaborative action across the whole supply chain to support farmers affected by the ongoing beef price crisis....
19 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Levy Bodies' £2m Campaign Boosts Positive Messaging on Meat
UK - Millions more people across Great Britain are being exposed to positive messaging on meat as a result of a joint project from the levy bodies in England, Scotland and Wales, now entering its second year....
18 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom New Study Provides Insight into Brexit Impacts for Beef, Lamb Sectors
UK - A new report released today (18 July) reveals the full extent of Brexit’s potential implications for British beef and lamb supply chains....
View news from United Kingdom Hollywood Star Showcases Scotch Beef in New London Venture
UK - Foodies will be able to enjoy high-quality, delicious Scotch Beef PGI at Mark Wahlberg’s new 'Wahlburgers' restaurant and bar following its opening in Covent Garden London....
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Beef Burgers Readily Available but Not at all Supermarkets
SCOTLAND, UK - During a period of prolonged warm weather many in Scotland will be hoping to enjoy some high-quality Scotch Beef burgers....
15 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Industry Urged to Get Behind Meat With Integrity Campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - As Quality Meat Scotland prepares to launch its Meat With Integrity campaign later this month, farmers and others in the red meat chain, are being urged to really get behind the initiative in the coming weeks....
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