News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Eduardo Cervantes López

Eduardo Cervantes López is an international consultant based in Colombia. He can be contacted at or via



How poultry processors can beat COVID-19, plastic threats

Among the most pressing issues for poultry processors is maintaining productivity while working with COVID-19 restrictions and reducing their environmental impact through plastic reduction.
COVID-19 and environmental impact are two major challenges for the poultry processing industry but there are ways that these issues can be addressed.
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How to protect poultry processing workers from COVID-19

Basic infrastructure changes adapted to the specific conditions of each section of the processing plant, along with good leadership, can help to protect processing plant workers, keep output flowing.
Poultry processors must ensure that they have the correct infrastructure in place for worker safety and the right management techniques to reassure staff if COVID-19 is not to threaten output.
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