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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.

Lumina Intelligence and FoodNavigator look at the future of plant-based innovation

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When plant-based meets clean label: A sweet spot for future innovation?

By Katy Askew

Demand for plant-based products is booming. However, meat- and dairy-free alternatives are facing something of a challenge as the nutritional content of products comes under the microscope. We suggest that the intersection between clean label and plant-based...

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