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The current state of the meat industry

Meat companies are facing significant challenges to the foundation of their operations, forcing companies to enact new strategies and production choices to drive growth. While demand for beef remains high, consumer attitudes may be shifting against the protein over the longer term because of its large environmental footprint.

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  • Consumers likely to ‘trade down’ to chicken as beef prices soar: report
  • U.S. Supreme Court weighs impact of California animal welfare law on industry, retail prices
  • Beef has a sustainability problem. Is this the year the industry finds a fix?
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.