Asia pivots toward plants for protein as coronavirus stirs meat safety fears
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 Demand for plant-based protein foods is surging in Asia, suppliers say, as suspicion over possible links between wild animal meat and the new coronavirus drives some consumers, particularly in Hong Kong and mainland China, to rethink diets.
The US's largest workers' union said Thursday more than 3,000 meatpacking workers have tested positive for COVID-19. 44 workers have died in the pandemic so far. According to Reuters, the announcement..