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Americans are rethinking cheap beef and buying from small-scale farmers as prices soar in the meat industry

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Beef prices are rising as thousands of meat industry workers have tested positive for the coronavirus, threatening America’s meat supply chain. Small-scale farms are seeing a huge spike in demand as consumers search for alternative meat sources. The Justice Department launched an antitrust investigation into the four biggest meat […]
Americans are rethinking cheap beef and buying from small-scale farmers as prices soar in the meat industry
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‘That’s just the way it happens:’ Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defends the trade war bailout that mostly benefited wealthy farmers

Perdue defended the $US28 billion trade war bailout program for farmers, which critics argue benefited wealthier people. That’s just the way it happens. These are – these are awards based on the production,” Perdue told “60 Minutes” on CBS News. The program also found that investors had received federal bailout […]
‘That’s just the way it happens:’ Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defends the trade war bailout that mostly benefited wealthy farmers
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Beer, milk, and produce: All the food that’s getting dumped during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has massively disrupted supply chains for many consumer goods. In many cases, this has meant that farmers and other producers of consumable items have had to ditch excess inventory. Milk, vegetables, and beer are among the products being destroyed by their producers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Beer, milk, and produce: All the food that’s getting dumped during the pandemic