The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has asked Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) to investigate using lamb and sheep meat producer levy funds to guarantee DEXA technology is available to all lamb and sheep AUSMEAT processing facilities who want to adopt it.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has sought formal agreement from the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) to jointly fund an accelerated rollout of DEXA objective measurement technology across Australia’s red meat processing industry.
Australian pork farmers have seen prices slide as imported pork products flood the market.
Representatives of Australia’s cattle and sheepmeat producers have joined with the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) to welcome an expansion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market for packaged meat which could be worth up to $60 million annually.
A major technical barrier to trade that is estimated to have cost industry up to $60 million per year has been lifted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), through the extension of the accepted shelf life for Australian vacuum-packed beef and sheep meat.
The Federal Government has signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries.
Lamb eating quality trials have identified new opportunities to grow the valuable Chinese and United States markets, with the consumer insights to enable the sheepmeat value chain to better address quality and price demands.