n Farmer’s Weekly - Drought sees higher slaughter rates : market analysis
|Article Title||Drought sees higher slaughter rates : market analysis|
|© Publisher:||Caxton Magazines|
|Publication Date||Nov 2015|
|Pages||38 - 40|
US beef prices continue to depress the market, despite low supplies from Australia and New Zealand. In South Africa, slaughtering numbers have increased, due in part to the drought which is affecting pasture quality. The World Health Organisation, meanwhile, has issued a follow-up statement on its report linking processed meat with cancer, saying that it had not called for consumers to stop eating processed meat altogether, but that eating less of these foods would lessen the risk of colorectal cancer.
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