Even moderate amounts of ham, bacon and and red meat are linked to bowel cancer, experts have warned.
Concerns remain over the future of sheepmeat exports to Europe after Brexit, claims Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
North-east meat processor McIntosh Donald was bought over by Kepak in August. Gemma Mackenzie caught up with the site’s new manager to find out about his plans for the future.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has created a department to counter negative messages about the red-meat industry.
Japan has reopened its market to imports of UK beef and lamb.
Scottish meat processing company AP Jess plunged further into the red last year as it continued to deal with the impact of a major fire at one of its manufacturing plants in 2017.
The leader of Scotland’s red meat processors has slammed anti-meat lobbyists for allegedly making claims which cannot be backed up with independent evidence.
Scotland’s largest red meat processor, JW Galloway, enjoyed a 30% boost in profits last year.
Scottish beef, lamb and pork processors have reported strong interest this week from both new and potential overseas customers at SIAL Paris, one of the world’s leading food fairs.
Scotland’s £674 million flagship beef industry is assessing the potential cost and reputational implications of a single case of BSE.
Farm promotion bodies from Scotland, England and Wales are joining forces to explain the benefits of eating red meat.
Vets have raised concerns over the lack of information on how much meat is exported from the UK from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter.
Protecting the integrity of the Scotch brand and encouraging more shoppers to opt for Scottish red meat lies at the heart of Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) new strategy for the next five years.
China is on the verge of lifting a 20-year-long ban on British beef, claims AHDB,
Scottish agriculture’s concerns over access to a post-Brexit labour force continue to dominate political lobbying in the last days of the year.
Scotland’s red meat industry has issued a desperate plea to farmers and crofters to produce more livestock.
Improving the flow of information between different parts of the supply chain is the key to unlocking future opportunities in the red meat sector, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The chief of Scotland's food safety agency has called for more people to come forward with information surrounding alleged meat fraud.
Scottish red meat export trade is predicted to remain steady over the next two years despite Brexit uncertainty.
Farm leaders have urged members of the public to ditch foreign meat and buy Scottish produce instead.
Brazil's president has met ambassadors from countries that import the country's meat, seeking to minimise damage from a major corruption probe.
Up to 1,500 cattle from across Scotland are slaughtered and processed at ABP's plant in Perth every week.
Scottish red meat companies face the prospect of "punitive tariffs and substantial market disruption" if they lose access to the European single market following Brexit, warns Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Scotland's red meat industry has scope to increase exports to Europe and beyond, according to a leading industry figure.
Scotland's largest red meat processor - J.W. Galloway - posted a 27% boost in profits last year.
Scotland's red meat abattoirs will struggle to function if Brexit negotiations result in a shortage of foreign labour.
The number of beef cattle and pigs in Scotland increased in 2015, according to figures from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Scotland is one step closer to recouping lost levies from Scottish-born animals being slaughtered south of the border.
A target date has been set to fix “unfair and inequitable” legislation which results in Scotland losing around £1.5million in red meat levy money every year.
Scotland's red meat industry is one of "genuine promise and potential" despite the imbalance in supply and demand hitting farmers' margins, claims the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
Scotch Beef is missing out to nationwide retailer price promotions, claims the marketing chief of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Supermarket giant Asda has come under fire for reducing the amount of British pork it sells in its stores.