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'Why cows could be the new coal in the wake of Covid-19'

Ethical Corporation

June 11, 2020

Author: Elliot Teperman

It’s difficult to understate the impact Covid-19 has had on the meat industry. At the time of writing, in the US alone, over 24,000 workers across 271 plants have already contracted coronavirus, with supply chain failures predicted to cost over $13bn to the cattle industry, according to the Food & Environment Reporting Network.Image: Channels: Communications & ReportingTags: PRIAccess to Medicine FoundationColler FAIRR indexBeyond Meatsustainable livestockSARSMersswine fluzoonotic pathogensESG riskantimicrobial resistance

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