Scottish beef producers have called for emergency government funding to safeguard the future of the Scotch Beef industry.
Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers
Red meat processors have called on the Scottish Government to create a support scheme to top up beef farmers’ market returns.
Red meat processors have hit back at accusations they are not doing enough to help the beef sector.
The Scottish Government has been called on to provide “imagination and real money” in order to reverse the decade-long decline in cattle numbers.
Scotland’s meat wholesalers say they will not tolerate any increase in the cost of policing their sector.
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 red meat industry has issued a desperate plea to farmers and crofters to produce more livestock.
The Scottish beef industry received a welcome boost today with news the country’s Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) status has been reduced to the lowest risk level available.
A furious row has broken out between Scotland's red meat wholesalers and industry regulator, Food Standards Scotland (FSS), over an imminent increase in meat hygiene inspection charges.
It will be 2024 before Scottish farmers see any changes to agricultural policy if Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing gets his way.
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 abattoirs will struggle to function if Brexit negotiations result in a shortage of foreign labour.
More than 100 MPs from across the political spectrum have now signed a parliamentary motion calling for the mandatory installation of CCTV in UK slaughterhouses.