Meat Industry Brexit Impact Report

British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

How to have your steak and eat it

This short Financial Times video will give hope to the millions of people who are thinking of reducing the amount of meat they eat in order to reduce their environmental footprint, but don’t want to let go of the incredible nutritional benefits it offers.

We already know that British beef and lamb has a much lower footprint than most because it’s made from the naturally occurring abundance of grass and rain we have in the UK. But a firm of Australian seaweed farmers has developed a feed supplement that is set to revolutionise cattle production elsewhere in the world where environmental footprints are much higher. We don’t use the phrase ‘game changer’ lightly but, with the potential to reduce methane emissions by 90%, we can’t think of any other way to describe it.

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The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) is the leading trade association for the meat and meat products industry in the UK.


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