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Belgium to reduce ASF-infected zone

Belgium to reduce ASF-infected zone

By Aidan Fortune

Almost a year after the last confirmed evidence of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country, Belgium is considering reducing the infected zone.

Action urged on skilled butcher shortage

Action urged on skilled butcher shortage

By Aidan Fortune

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has called on the government to help keep production lines operating by adding ‘butchers’ to the Shortage Occupation List used to vet skilled migrants.

Tulip unveils food waste reduction pledge

Tulip unveils food waste reduction pledge

By Aidan Fortune

UK pork processor Tulip has outlined a new strategy to minimise food loss and waste throughout its supply chain including a partnership with food charity Fareshare.

Irish farmers urge Chinese BSE case resolution

Irish farmers urge Chinese BSE case resolution

By Aidan Fortune

Irish cattle farmers have called on the government to resolve the Chinese suspension of beef trade following the confirmation of atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow in Ireland.

Dutch meat industry called on to introduce coronavirus testing

Dutch meat industry called on to introduce coronavirus testing

By Aidan Fortune

The trade body for the Dutch meat industry, the Central Organization for the Meat Sector (COV), has urged on all large and medium-sized slaughterhouses to test their staff for the Coronavirus following a wave of cases in the sector.

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