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Concerns over JBS abattoir deal: what will happen to lamb and beef production?

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It seems as though concerns about pork production in Tasmania may be over, with a deal imminent between Tasmanian Quality Meats and JBS to continue pork production at the Devonport abattoir for at least 12 months.

However, this has left many butchers worried about where this leaves beef and lamb production, with very little options on the table.

Christine Bessell, Vice-President of the Tasmanian Meat Council, calls in this morning to share these concerns with Brian Carlton.

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