Authorities races to avert meals shortages
LONDON (AP) — The British authorities is racing to avert shortages of meat, poultry and packaged meals amid a disaster within the meals processing business triggered by hovering vitality prices.
Enterprise Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng stated Tuesday that he hopes to achieve a take care of the U.Ok.’s main provider of food-grade carbon dioxide to revive provides of the gasoline that’s used to stun animals earlier than slaughter, protect fruit and veggies earlier than packaging and put the fizz into carbonated drinks. Kwarteng is in talks with CF Industries, which halted operations at its U.Ok. crops final week attributable to excessive pure gasoline costs.