Carrefour wants to put under surveillance the meat suppliers of the Carrefour, Carrefour Bio, Reflets de France and Carrefour Quality Lines brands. Test cameras have already been installed on three sites of a Breton cooperative.
The Carrefour distributor announced Wednesday it would ask all slaughterhouses that supply meat for its private label (MDD), to install cameras, in the name of its commitment to animal welfare, in addition a passage of audits.
This measure concerns 84 establishments, says the distributor in a statement that provide meat for Carrefour brands, Carrefour Bio, Reflets de France, as well as Carrefour Quality Lines “.
A test in progress in 3 slaughterhouses
Carrefour will ask all of its suppliers to gradually equip their slaughterhouses with cameras. A test is currently being carried out in three slaughterhouses of the Breton cooperative Cooperl, which will share the results with Carrefour and OABA, the slaughterhouse assistance service.
The presence of cameras in the slaughterhouses could subsequently integrate the specifications that link Carrefour to these suppliers, the latter having to finance the equipment
Carrefour believes that installing cameras in the slaughterhouse became more than a necessity according to the spokesperson.