Latin meat industry struggles with labelling and traceability
The proliferation of regulations calling for the labelling and tracking of meat products is putting Latin American producers in a bind. Labelling requirements, which vary from nation to nation, include grading schemes as well as labels for organic products and those that contain GMOs. Consumers want to be better informed about the meat they buy, yet producers find it difficult to pass on the additional cost in price-sensitive markets of Latin America. Steven Lewis finds out more.
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