Falling beef prices could undermine the sustainability of UK beef production.

The NFU  has warned that falling beef prices could undermine the sustainability of UK beef production.  The warning comes after EBLEX figures revealed that the gap between farmgate and retail beef prices widened between April and May with producers receiving almost 47% of the final retail price last month.

Although the average retail price was similar to 2009 prices, the farm price had dropped around 20p / kilo.

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