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Research on the red meat market by Meat & Livestock Australia

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Meat & Livestock Australia  specialises in research on the cattle, sheep and goat sectors. Meat & Livestock Australia provides both on - and off - farm research projects, aimed at improving the sustainability and productivity of the red meat industry.

The on-farm research projects of Meat & Livestock Australia involve animal health and welfare, grazing management, meat quality, feedlot management and animal genetics.

Meat & Livestock Australia has developed various strategic plans for the research and development of livestock production for future. The strategic plan developed by Meat & Livestock Australia provides a framework for the areas, in which producer levies and common wealth government funds can be invested for livestock production.

Meat & Livestock Australia’s off-farm research and development activity includes eco-efficiency, environmental management, health and safety, product development, technology development and commercialisation, education and training, co-product innovations, food safety, and microbiological research.

Human nutrition research and development programmes from Meat & Livestock Australia involve addressing the various public health issues in Australia including cardiovascular health, prevention of overweight and obesity, cancer, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, promotion of optimal growth and general well being of adolescents, adults and children.

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