Hope Russia roo trade will prompt industry revival

ABC Australia
Tuesday 5th March, 2013

Longreach 4730 Western Queensland MP Bruce Scott says he is hoping the first shipment of kangaroo meat to Russia in several years marks the start of a revival in the sector.The Kangaroo Industry Association has confirmed a shipment of exports has arrived in Russia from an Adelaide-based processor. It is the first export to that market since Russia banned Australian kangaroo meat in 2009 due to food safety concerns.Mr Scott, the federal MP for Maranoa, visited Russia earlier this year and says there is an appetite for roo meat.”They like the Australian kangaroo meat,” he said.”I am quite opti…

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