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Amplifying Food Supply Chain Concerns, 230+ Coronavirus Cases Close Down Top US Pork Producer

“One of the nation’s largest pork processing facilities is shutting down indefinitely after over 230 employees tested positive for COVID-19, bolstering concerns about food supply chain problems that have left farmers, food banks, grocery stores, and agricultural and food service workers scrambling to keep crops harvested, shelves stocked, and people fed during the coronavirus pandemic.” […]

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Big Meat Files Suit to Stop California Measure Improving Animal Welfare | Common Dreams News

(Note: Smithfield was sold to China in 2013, Cargill reports revenues of $114.695 billion and earnings of $3.103 billion in 2018. Employing over 166,000 employees in 66 countries, it is responsible for 25% of all United States grain exports.)  “The law, as Mercy for Animals previously explained, “outlaws the most extreme forms of animal confinement

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Ughhhh….USDA Posts Alarming Data About Privatized Inspection at Poultry Plants

“USDA testing continually shows that plants under this privatized inspection model are producing unsafe food. Now, the agency is also allowing the poultry industry to rev up slaughter lines ever faster to increase profits,” said Hauter. USDA Posts Alarming Data About Privatized Inspection at Poultry Plants   WASHINGTON – Last week, on the Friday evening

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