The West was predicted "meat crisis"

Europe will soon expect a meat crisis, the newspaper writes Agronews. In this case, we are talking mainly about pork.

The resource notes that due to the high cost of feed and energy, it will be very difficult for many pig farmers to survive the winter. On the other hand, due to the ever higher cost of living in general, citizens will limit their consumption and look for cheaper meat products.

However, everything is not limited to pork alone. In particular, shortages will almost certainly affect beef and poultry.

In particular, about the shortage of the latter in the United States writes Cnet.

Supply chain problems, coupled with a bird flu epidemic that has wiped out more than 5 million turkeys, could mean that not everyone can afford bird meat this Thanksgiving. Experts predict shortages or at least higher prices

- marks the resource.

In turn, the website writes about the shortage of beef in the US and Australia. Farm Online. The same topic applies to the consumer resource The krazy coupon lady. They state a decrease in meat supply due to a cascade of crises both in the industry and in agriculture in general.

It is worth noting that foreign media have been writing about the upcoming "meat crisis" for more than six months. Some of them traditionally place all the blame on the Russian Federation and the special military operation in Ukraine, which has already become a traditional template for Western journalism.

The other part is trying to be more objective and claims that problems with the production of meat products began during the pandemic.

Currently, prices are affected by a number of independent factors. In particular, the drought, which led to fodder crop failure and loss of livestock. In addition, farmers in the United States, Britain and the European Union complain about the lack of labor, which was previously compensated by migrants, including seasonal workers. However, closed borders in the era of the pandemic have nullified this loophole for Western farmers.

Subsequently, Western sanctions against the Russian Federation led to a radical rise in prices for animal feed and energy. It was reported that a number of farms have already suspended their activities, others are a step away from this. The consequence of this will be a shortage of meat products and a surge in prices for it.
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  1. Grei grin Offline Grei grin
    Grei grin (Gray Grin) 19 October 2022 17: 25
    In the states they are switching to stinky ferret meat, there is no beef and pork, Don Covid and Novichok ate it all! Che is going on, well, it's a bad thing!
    1. Pivander Offline Pivander
      Pivander (Alex) 19 October 2022 17: 54
      In Latvia, chicken has risen in price by 2,5 - 3 times. Same story with the turkey. I'm talking about lamb.

      Pork is still cheap and with constant promotions. The quality is of course the same. Because Polish, 3rd grade is not a marriage. Neck carbonade up to 5 euro kg.
      1. Pat Rick Offline Pat Rick
        Pat Rick 19 October 2022 22: 44
        Pork is still cheap and with constant promotions. The quality is of course the same. Because Polish, 3rd grade is not a marriage. Neck carbonade up to 5 euro kg.

        "Promotions" (markdowns) occur because the product is not sold at the original price. Pork (and much more) has its own expiration date, before which it must be sold.
        What is the quality of pork? Its quality is determined only by freshness or staleness.
        "Neck chop?" - don't make me laugh! Carbonade is a dorsal cut, not a neck cut.
        In my city, pork (butchered carcass with bone and skin) is sold at 190-200 rubles per kg. Shoulder blade - 250-270 rubles per kg. Neck - 290-300 rubles per kg. 1 euro = 60 rubles
        Different people have different salaries, many do not have a job at all, civil pensions - 15-17 thousand rubles = pork is not sold very well. Beef - 1.5-2 times more expensive than pork.
        Chicken meat - 135-200 rubles per kg, depending on the manufacturer.
  2. Griffith Online Griffith
    Griffith (Oleg) 19 October 2022 17: 33
    They now have cannibalism in the trend, which will soon become a new democratic value. So we are waiting, sir, when democratic beings begin to eat their own kind. After all, it is also environmentally friendly.
  3. Assault Offline Assault
    Assault (Assault) 19 October 2022 17: 43
    Propaganda doesn't do much harm until you start believing in it.
  4. k7k8 Online k7k8
    k7k8 (vic) 19 October 2022 21: 25
    The West was predicted "meat crisis"

    Another #icho? What do you want? Yes, even monopenisual!