Serves 4 as a starter or more as a party snack
The first new city-centre market for 10 years has just opened in Sheffield. Locals hope it will turn the area into the Borough Market of the North, says Jonathan Brown
Three saddleback sows had escaped from woodland pen, but one had remained behind
Belligerent porker went on bender after drinking three six-packs of beer
Two of those arrested accused of selling pork products that were made with meat from 'poor quality pig heads'
As The Independent reported yesterday, scientists have developed a new method of creating genetically-modified animals that addresses one of the principal objections of the anti-GM movement.
The winner will have a pig named after their work
Concerns raised over threat to city's water supply as dumping followed police campaign to curb the illicit trade in sick pig parts
Never mind the controversy feel the fiction
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended sending surgeons serving in the British Army to controversial medical training involving live pigs shot by marksmen to replicate battlefield wounds.
Tesco has announced a £25 million annual deal with beef and pork farmers, promising them better prices and longer contracts.
An advert for a brand of ham featuring a group of naked picnickers prompted 371 complaints, the majority objecting that it was offensive.
Forget James Bond, Kenneth Branagh and the Queen – the real stars of Danny Boyle's Olympic Opening Ceremony were a cow called Gabriella and a goose called Gordon, not to mention 40 sheep, two billy goats and a sheepdog.
Animal welfare charities reacted angrily to news today that the number of animal experiments rose to a record high in Britain last year.
The French are known to like their beef, and they also like their wine. In the southern village of Lunel-Viel, in the Hérault department in southern France, some farmers have taken the next step and are feeding wine to their beef cattle on the principle that if French beef tastes good now, it can only improve with a bottle of Saint-Geniès des Mourgues.