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By Jenny Eagle

GlobalMeatNews has been your source for the main news and views of the international meat industry since 2003. In that time, we’ve covered stories such as the horsemeat scandal, the spread of African Swine Fever and the rise of plant-based alternatives...

BMPA publishes a report on the British meat industry. Photo: BMPA

Labour shortages in the meat industry is perennial, says BMPA

By Jenny Eagle

The British meat industry is worth £11bn a year to the UK economy, employing around 97,000 people, but the problem of labour shortages in this industry is perennial, according to a report by the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).

'Many people' have raised the question if coronaviruses can be transmitted via meat products, says BfR. Pic: GettyImages/ake1150sb

Can coronavirus be transmitted via meat products?

By Flora Southey

Outbreaks of COVID-19 at abattoirs and meat cutting facilities in Germany over the last few weeks has prompted concerns that the virus can be transmitted via meat products.

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