Western Australia Country Hour

Western Australia Country Hour
Should a sausage be called a sausage if it's not made out of meat? Is a burger a burger without the beef? These are questions a Senate inquiry will investigate as it looks into the labelling of non-animal proteins across the meat and dairy industries. The inquiry has been announced by Queensland Nationals senator and former butcher Susan McDonald. Lobby group WAFarmers has welcomed the inquiry saying the makers of plant-based proteins are immoral in masquerading their products alongside naturally-grown livestock products.

Media outlets in Argentina are reporting this afternoon, the nation's 30 day beef export ban is about to be lifted, but with restrictions.

Australia's sheep flock is rebuilding faster than expected and is likely to hit 75.4 million head by 2023, that's up 18 per cent on the 2020 numbers.