Story: Meat and wool

Inspecting meat

Inspecting meat

Meat inspection is a vital part of the process of guaranteeing the high quality of New Zealand meat. These inspectors are examining a beef carcass for evidence of disease and contamination. They also take random samples from carcasses, to be tested for disease and drug residues.

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Beef + Lamb NZ

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Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, 'Meat and wool - Meat products, animal welfare and consumer protection', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, published 24 Nov 2008