MLA fires starter’s gun on carcase measurement, but is industry in the blocks?

Today’s revelations that MLA plans to borrow $150 million to install dual x-ray carcase measurement machines in up to 90 Australian abattoirs appears to have caught many in the industry by surprise. Peak industry councils are invariably supportive of the reasons for introducing objective carcase measurement, but are still yet to agree on how it should be implemented in discussions being coordinated by the Red Meat Advisory Council. Key issues yet to be ironed out include which technology to use, how to ensure data is standardised from abattoir to abattoir, and, perhaps most importantly, how it will be funded and who is…

Source: Beef Central
MLA fires starter’s gun on carcase measurement, but is industry in the blocks?