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Vale John Hall – Beef Central

Prominent beef industry identity John Hall, widely regarded as the forefather of today’s national meat and livestock trading language, passed away following a short illness on 15 May.

He was 81.

Mr Hall was best known for steering AUSMeat (the Authority for Uniform Specification of Meat and Livestock) as chief executive for eight formative years from its launch in 1985.

John Hall, in his heyday at AUSMeat in the 1990s

AUSMeat’s primary objective was to design and implement an objective livestock and meat description system that could replace price averaging of slaughter stock, and…

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