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2012-08-05 23:03:39

Pro Auction is to auction off contents of the Scottish Borders Abattoir plant, being the major abattoir in the region it is no longer to be used for slaughtering cattle and sheep and the processing

2012-05-07 09:13:30

The slaughter of animals for commercial meat supply without stunning them first should at the very least be curbed, if not banned, concludes a former president of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) in an opinion piece in this week's Veterinary Record.

Are You Ready For A Lab-Grown Hamburger Patty?
2011-11-14 10:17:09

The future of your backyard BBQ may be a bit different from what you are used to if researchers have their way.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.