By Rebecca Smithers

Research shows £260m worth of raw and cooked beef items go to waste annually – equivalent to 300m beef burgers

UK householders throw away 34,000 tonnes of beef every year – the equivalent of 300m beef burgers, according to new research.

The national Love Food Hate Waste campaign has partnered with farmer and BBC Countryfile presenter, Adam Henson, to urge Britons to make the most of their meat.