A ARD-tagesthemen commentary deals with the results of the "meat summit" of the Minister of agriculture, Julia Klöckner. Not only is the policy in the obligation.In the ARD-tagesthemen Journalist Andreas Bachmann commented on the developments in the meat industry . In his comment , he takes issue with the policy not to have good work done. The Corona-pandemic* , however, could change the meat production .
Düsseldorf/München - Not only since the Corona onset at the meat producer toennies, there is criticism of the manufacturers of Schnitzel, sausage and co. even So the "daily topics"-the commentator, Andreas Bachmann from the Bavarian broadcasting (BR) sees the . He criticizes the empty promises of the policy, but also trade and consumer in the duty.
ARD-comment: policy promises for years, Changes in the meat industry
since 2000 Dunning Federal agriculture Minister again and again, to appreciate the value of food and the quality of the production strict monitoring, the Bachmann begins its ARD-tagesthemen commentary. However, since then little has happened, says he. And also the President of the Minister of agriculture, Julia Klöckner (CDU), he is not a good testimony. With the Goethe quote "The message I guess, but I Think" is missing, it puts into perspective listen to Klöckners the announcement, in the meat industry must change something.+ of the industry conversation on the situation in the meat industry, with Federal agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner.©dpa / Federico Gambarini
Klöckner was on last Friday (26. June) to be loaded in Düsseldorf, a "meat summit"*. The goal is banish cheap meat from the super markets in the long term. The it wants to achieve, among other things, with an animal welfare levy. To examine whether there should be a price advertising ban for meat - and sausage products, it said. The Minister stressed, however, that Pet is only possible if the consumer were to pay more for meat. She also campaigned for the voluntary animal welfare Label , that the keeping of animals features.
ARD-comment: Journalist Bachmann the promise Klöckners sees critical
"Too often it was after the summit talks, word-rich announcements, and well-sounding 10-point plans", evaluated Bachmann the proposals Minister skeptical. Changed have since then, in terms of animal welfare, working conditions, or prices but not really something.
Corona could cause changes in the meat industry
Just a crisis of pandemic proportions could maybe really change something in the meat industry , the BR-Journalist. He sees the incident at the meat producer toennies as food for thought for the policy, but also for the consumer. With a current price comparison he hits the bow of the trade. "As long as 500 grams of minced meat go for 2.79 over the counter price Aldi Süd* of today - is as long as the change of exploitation and cruelty to animals in the meat industry, nothing," concludes Bachmann his conclusion. Aldi has already responded to the problem and introduced a new meat brand in its range*.
ARD-comment: consumers have the Power to change anything
should be no meat to the luxury product, and for the junk product, says a Bachmann . But the consumers have it even in the Hand, how it go with the meat industry. Just what will be in demand, will also be produced, so the Journalist.
Also, the Munich-based Merkur* calls in a comment after the meat scandal is improving, the policy must act now, writes editor-in-chief George Anastasiadis. Whether a higher meat price alone, however, is controversial. *Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital network.
section list image:©Screenshot ARD tagesthemenUpdated Date: 29 June 2020, 23:33