Porky Mrs Portly

Linda Duffin | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

Am I hard-hearted? No, I don't think so. I eat meat and it would be hypocritical to take a blinkered view of where it comes from. It doesn't magically appear plastic-wrapped in polystyrene trays at the supermarket. Mrs Portly had a splendid life and a carefully-managed death, intended to make the process as stress-free as possible.

An Undercover Investigation Has Exposed Extreme Cruelty On British Pig Farms

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

Warning: Article contains images and details that some may find distressing Injured and bloodied piglets forced to live among rotting corpses are j...

PR Agency Forced To Issue Apology After Embarrassing Pork Pie Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK

A PR agency has had to issue a grovelling apology after sending a press release about pork pies to the Jewish Chronicle. An email was sent from KR ...

Easy Bourbon Belly Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. Place the pork in a large roasting tray and bake for 30 minutes, turning the pork once. In the meantime mix all the other ingredients together and set aside.

Blundering Tesco Promotes Ramadan With Smokey Bacon Pringles

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Tesco is under fire for promoting Ramadan with a display of smokey bacon flavoured Pringles. Fasting Muslims do not eat during daylight hours and ...

MRSA in British Pork; Why We Should All Be Concerned and Defra Must Act

Kerry McCarthy | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Politics
Kerry McCarthy

This is the first time MRSA of livestock origin has been found in British pig meat. The findings add to the growing evidence that overuse of antibiotics in farming is contributing to resistance in life-threatening infections in humans, and supports the call for urgent action to address inappropriate use in farming.

Children's Authors Warned Not To Write About Pork Or Pigs To 'Avoid Offence'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

Children’s book authors have been asked not to mention pigs or the consumption of pork products to avoid causing offence to Muslims and Jews. Th...

Crunchy Piggy Meatballs

Holly Bell | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

These meatballs are easy, they're low carb, they're delightfully crunchy and they contain chorizo which makes them mighty moreish. My sons love them. I love them. Beware the pinkish colour of the inside of the balls post baking - that's just the chorizo. They're not raw I promise. Enjoy.

Duagh Summer Festival

Danny McCubbin | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Duagh is a little village situated in Kerry in Ireland with a population of around 400 people. On the weekend of the 9th of August the size of the town more nearly doubled as close to 2,000 people turned out to attend the Duagh Summer Festival.

From Field to Fork: Todenham Manor Farm

Victoria Ferran | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

We arrive to a rapturous welcome in the beautifully modern kitchen where lunch preparations are in full swing. As some steaks sizzle away enticingly, Irayne tells us that the first time they visited, the 18th century house was fairly rundown but "just needed a little bit of work doing to it".

Recipe of the Week: Pork Chop With Portobello Mushrooms and Salsa Verde

Theo Randall | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

Pork chops can be really dry and uninspiring but try cooking them this way so they stay really juicy. When you buy the pork, make sure it has a nice amount of fat on it because fat is flavour when it comes to cooking pork. The salsa verde cuts the richness of the pork and gives off a fresh herby flavour which goes really well with the mushrooms...

M&S Till Staff Can Choose Their Customers

Katie Hopkins | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Hopkins

If they are going to bow to every ridiculous religious whim, why not go the whole hog and have men enter through the front doors and women shuffle in with their heads bowed through the delivery hatch wearing an M&S blackout curtain for full compliance?

Recipes: Slow Roasted Pork Belly, Pear And Rhubarb Crumble And Quinoa Taboulleh

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Australian cook Anna Gare has shared a stunning trio of recipes from her new book Eat In - considering the dismal state of English weather, it's somet...

Food to Wow Your Guests This Party Season

Sam Wass | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Wass

When the Christmas turkey leftovers run out and thoughts turn from mince pies to canapés, how can the traditional New Year fare be reinvigorated to impress your friends and loved ones?

Food Tube Is Going Live

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Jamie answered the question on the lips of households across the globe - how do you make the perfect fluffy rice? The answer is just a click away and before you say it, yes that is a very large teaspoon...

European Parliament to Decide on Whether Simple Visual Check Suffices Before Declaring Meat Safe for Consumption

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

View image The European Parliament will this week have to decide whether plans by the European Commission to simplify meat inspections would compromi...

Test-Tube Meat: Yay or Nay?

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

The recent laboratory development of an in-vitro beef burger created from stem cells is causing quite a buzz amongst consumers. Most people's first reaction is one of disgust and trepidation. And then the many questions: how can I eat meat that was grown in a lab made possible only by human engineering?

US Company Puts 'Pork-Filled' Paint In Bullets Targeted At Muslims

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Americans will put bacon on just about anything, but one Idaho company is lacing something disturbing with pork flavouring - bullets, designed to "sen...

80p Own-Brand Supermarket Sausages Beat Posh Bangers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Buying supermarket own-brand is often seen as the last resort to make the pounds stretch before payday, but according to top consumer group Which?, wh...

Horsemeat Found In MORE Schools

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK

Contaminated meat is still being identified across the UK with a batch of frozen mince supplied to six schools in Edinburgh found to contain between 1...

Now There's Horse Meat In Sausages

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

After burgers, meatballs and lasagne, sausages have become the latest dish to be found to contain horse meat as the scandal continues to grow. Ikea...

Horsegate Will Run and Run

Tracy Worcester | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tracy Worcester

The 'horsegate' story is set to run and run. It gives me no pleasure to say 'told you so' but I've argued for years that the industrialisation of agriculture, in order to get the cheapest food, results in ever lower quality standards.

Charlie Thomas

Have They Had Their Bacon? UK Pig Farmers Quitting The Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

British pig farmers are being forced out of the market or to cull livestock as the price of producing pork continues to rise. Following a number of...

Hogs Away: Britain To Export Thousands Of Pigs To China

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

It's not just cars that Britain is exporting in larger numbers - now you can add pigs to the list as well. The UK is reportedly preparing to send t...

Skinned Pig Heads Found In Street Could Be Bizarre Initiation Ritual

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

A bizarre initiation ritual could be behind nine pigs' heads found dumped in a street, it has been claimed. The skinned heads were reported to poli...