Handling of local meat comes under the spotlight today

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Handling of local meat comes under the spotlight today

Regulations for the slaughter and sale of livestock in St. Lucia and standards in the sector are among topics to be discussed at a meeting today between butchers, meat handlers and stakeholders including the Castries City Council and the Ministry of Agriculture officials.

The meeting is being held at the Mental Wellness Centre and will discuss

Chief Environmental Health officer Wen Gabriel said public health issues and security are among some of the topics that will be discussed.

Also up for discussion is the recent conduct of butchers which led to their altercation with ministry officials, Gabriel said.

 

 

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