COVID-19

Dutch meat industry called on to introduce coronavirus testing

Dutch meat industry called on to introduce coronavirus testing

By Aidan Fortune

The trade body for the Dutch meat industry, the Central Organization for the Meat Sector (COV), has urged on all large and medium-sized slaughterhouses to test their staff for the Coronavirus following a wave of cases in the sector.

Rise in coronavirus cases in Irish meat industry

Rise in coronavirus cases in Irish meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

Trade body for the Irish meat processing sector Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has expressed disappointment at the large number of confirmed cases of coronavirus among workers.

Danish Crown closes Southern Jutland slaughterhouse

Danish Crown closes Southern Jutland slaughterhouse

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Danish Crown temporarily closed its Skærbæk slaughterhouse in Southern Jutland following the confirmation of coronavirus among staff at its main customer Westcrown.

AHDB has seen a spike in new signups for its online training programmes

Meat training sign-ups spike since lockdown

By James Ridler

New registrations to the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB’s) meat education programme (MEP) have increased by 50% since the coronavirus lockdown.