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MP puts price of beef on menu

August 1, 2019

A north-east MP has pledged to raise concerns over the “dramatic fall in beef prices” with newly appointed Defra Secretary of State Theresa Villiers.

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Defra dashes hopes of EU beef bailout

June 24, 2019

Any optimism that Westminster would press the EU to provide a bailout for the UK beef industry along the lines of the package agreed for Ireland was dashed at the Royal Highland Show by a visiting Defra minister.

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Defra keeps ASF threat at ‘medium’

March 22, 2019

The risk to UK pig farms of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country through contaminated or infected products remains “medium”, says the latest disease update from Defra.

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