Coronavirus: Meat Packer Scrutiny Continues – DTN Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Tuesday credited the Department of Justice for beginning “sweeping initiatives” against the country’s four largest meatpackers. Speaking to reporters during a weekly call, Grassley said […]

Meat Packing Concentration – Advantages and Disadvantages May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Five weeks ago, when the first wave of panic over the impact of COVID-19 hit grocery stores, consumers quickly emptied out the meat sections of grocery stores—especially hamburger and chicken. […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Livestock Markets Persist; Fed Says Ag Sector “Under Severe Stress” May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Recent news articles continue to highlight the ripple effects COVID-19 is having on some aspects of the U.S. livestock market.  Meanwhile, the minutes from the Fed’s April meeting noted that, “The agricultural […]

Coronavirus: Meatpacker Worker Deaths Spark Lawsuits – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
The families of two meatpacking plant workers have sued two companies, alleging the lack of safety precautions at work led to the COVID-19 deaths. JBS and Quality Sausage Company each […]

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