The horse meat scandal has divided opinion among farmers - some worry that it has damaged the image of the entire meat industry, others think that it will encourage more of us to buy local food.
Tonight, we begin a week of reports as we introduce new members to our Business Club - and the first of them is a farmer.
As Ben Chapman reports, the scandal is just the latest in a series of challenges he is facing in his job.
Watch the full report below.
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A series of special pop up performances in Newcastle will mark the start of the Battle of the Somme.
Sir Peter Bazalgette will be among leading industry figures to be honoured by Sunderland University
Over two thousand men from the North East were killed in the battle. St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle is hosting today's commemorations.