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Red Meat, Health, and Climate Change in Scotland

7 March 2024

By Scott Walker At the request of the Scottish Government, Food Standards Scotland (FSS), in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, modelled the impact of…

Navigating Meat Industry Challenges at SAMW New Year Lunch 2024

17 January 2024

Lively Discussion on Recruitment, Perception, and Future Hopes Kicking off the New Year, industry leaders gathered for a thought-provoking panel discussion at SAMW’s New Year…

Rave reviews for Scotch Beef at top London restaurant

14 December 2023

One of London’s most talked about new places to eat has credited the Scotch beef it serves for helping win rave reviews. Michelin-starred chefs and top…

FSS & SAMW Strategic Engagement Plan

5 October 2023

Food Business Operators (FBOs) in the red meat sector have a direct relationship with Food Standards Scotland (FSS) via its official controls, including inspections, enforcement,…

Innovative digital solution to export declarations

21 August 2023

A Scottish Government spokesman made the following comment to The Courier – https://www.thecourier.co.uk – in response to SAMW’s blog post – Time running out on…

Time running out on veterinary declarations

14 August 2023

The need to sort out the UK’s requirement to apply new veterinary declarations to meat exports destined for EU customers must be given top priority…

Alistair Donaldson becomes RHASS vice-president

8 August 2023

Congratulations to Alistair Donaldson, OBE, on being named as a member of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) Presidential Team for 2023/24….

Women In Meat Industry Awards

8 August 2023

Voting options for this year’s Women In Meat Industry Awards is now available on  https://womeninmeatawards.com/shortlist/  with a record level of nominations for shortlist selection. The…

Meat-free products have potential to cause confusion with shoppers

4 June 2023

The majority of shoppers feel meat-free products should be displayed separately to meat products in order to avoid confusion, according to research commissioned by AHDB….

Tribute: Martin Morgan

26 January 2023

By Ian Anderson I first worked with Martin in the 1980s when he arrived for interview to become a Higher Executive Officer within the Scottish…