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The meal: steak

You'll be introduced to a case study: meat steak to highlight the food supply chain that highlights issues of sustainable and ethical food production.

This video will take a look at the third case study and explore the key sustainability/welfare issues when producing a piece of meat (beef) for the consumer market.

You’ll be taken on a journey of the entire food production chain and for the purposes of this video you’ll be looking at farming practices in the UK. You’ll explore a generic example of the most ‘typical’ beef production system (probably an intensive mixed farming system) which will demonstrate basic good farming practice – but something that could be adapted to make it more sustainable/higher in welfare.

Please note this video is used for illustrative purposes only and does NOT feature upsetting images.
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Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems

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