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MLCSL is the only independent provider of abattoir authentication/classification services to the British processing industry, linked to the deadweight sale of cattle, sheep, and pigs.


BRC ‘A’ Grade Site

HG Blake is proud to have achieved ‘A’ grade status at the Global Standard for Food Safety at our last audit in 2016.

BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification programme, used by over 23,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries, with certification issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies.


HG Blake is a member of the British Quality Assured Pork Standard, part of the British Meat Processors Association. Our membership number is 58. It is renewable annually in July. In order to maintain membership, HG Blake is subjected to a planned annual inspection, and one unannounced inspection each year to ensure HG Blake meets their strict Welfare and Traceability standards.


HG Blake is a member of the Red Tractor Assurance scheme. Assured British Meat covers welfare and traceability for both Beef and Lamb, and allows us to offer Beef & Lamb under the EBLEX banner.


HG Blake is proud to be an approved abattoir for the Organic Soil Association, and therefore is able to offer Organic Farmers slaughter services.

As the UK’s leading food and farming charity and organic certification body, OSA work to save our soils and make good food the easy choice for everyone.


HG Blake is proud to be approved by RSPCA Assured.

As part of the RSPCA Welfare Standards, HG Blake is continually assessed to the RSPCA’s farm animal welfare standards.
The RSPCA welfare standards cover beef cattle, pigs, sheep, and veal calves.

Annual inspection by SAI Global ensures that all our beef products are labeled in accordance with legal requirements and our claims are verified.


AHDB Beef & Lamb is the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England. We exist to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the English beef and lamb sector. Our aims are to help the beef and sheep meat supply chain become more efficient and to add value to the beef and sheep meat industry.


From Farm to Fork. We can verify where our animals come from with full traceability to farm of origin.