Cyberattack temporarily shuts down Brooks slaughterhouse, exposes ‘vulnerability’ of food system
Hong Kong has suspended imports of poultry meat and poultry products from additional areas of the United Kingdom and Germany on bird flu fears.
Alberta intends to offer vaccines to about 2,000 meat-packing employees at their worksite this month as part of an effort to target citizens most at risk of contracting the coronavirus and who might otherwise struggle to access or accept shots.
USDA’s latest cold storage report shows the animal protein supply chain still struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. At the end of February, total cold storage stocks of meat and poultry (excluding duck) came in at 2.12 billion pounds, approximately 330 million pounds, or 13%, below a year ago.
Beef industry to use QR codes to share information with consumers
Chinese customs office had found coronavirus traces on the packaging of 13 batches of poultry products from companies in three different Russian regions
New analysis of independent data shows that reported new COVID-19 infection rates among meat and poultry workers are 60% lower than in the general U.S. population and two-thirds lower than case rates in the sector in May 2020.
Bloomberg News 21 January 2021, 11:00 GMT-5 Updated on 22 January 2021, 03:03 GMT-5 A customer looks at imported meat at an Ole supermarket in Shanghai, on Jan. 19. In Beijing and Shanghai, supermarkets are required to have separate shelves and sections for imported frozen food to avoid cross contamination. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg At […]
How China Could Change the World By Taking Meat Off the Menu A customer tucks into a meat-free banquet at Green Common café in Shanghai on Jan. 13 Xiaopeng Yuan for TIME TEXT BY CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI | PHOTOGRAPHS BY XIAOPENG YUAN FOR TIME JANUARY 22, 2021 3:10 PM EST It’s lunchtime in Shanghai’s leafy […]
Tracking COVID-19: Meat and Poultry Worker Case Rates Five Times Lower in December Than May, General Population Nine Times Higher