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The coronavirus pandemic has led to a spate of worker deaths, at least 5 major lawsuits, and federal scrutiny against meat processing giants in the United States

Meat processing companies are increasingly under fire in the age of the coronavirus. Big-name meat industry giants like Tyson, JBS, and Smithfield have all faced lawsuits pertaining to the pandemic. The United States Justice Department is also investigating a quartet of powerful meat companies over price-fixing allegations. Are you a […]
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a spate of worker deaths, at least 5 major lawsuits, and federal scrutiny against meat processing giants in the United States
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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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Meet the billionaire family behind Tyson Foods, the $42 billion meat company that’s been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks at its plants and is warning of a meat shortage

Meat processing company Tyson Foods has temporarily closed several of its plants across the US in April and May due to coronavirus outbreaks. At least 4,585 cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths have been linked to Tyson Foods, according to a Business Insider analysis. The Arkansas-based company, which owns brands […]
Meet the billionaire family behind Tyson Foods, the $42 billion meat company that’s been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks at its plants and is warning of a meat shortage
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Trump plans on forcing meat plants to stay open with new executive order under the Defence Production Act, despite severe coronavirus outbreaks

President Trump is reportedly planning to sign an executive order that would keep meatpacking facilities open as a potential shortage looms. Meat processing plants in several states have seen severe COVID-19 outbreaks, prompting some to close. Details remain scant on Trump’s potential executive order, which would reportedly use the Defence […]
Trump plans on forcing meat plants to stay open with new executive order under the Defence Production Act, despite severe coronavirus outbreaks
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Beyond Meat will soon be on the menu at 11 food chains. Nutritionists say its ‘bleeding’ veggie burger is healthy despite being processed.

Beyond Meat’s “bleeding” veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties at fast-food restaurants. The patty is now on menus at TGI Fridays, Carl’s Jr., and A&W. The company’s plant-based “chicken” is also being sold at a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Atlanta. We asked four nutritionists to […]
Beyond Meat will soon be on the menu at 11 food chains. Nutritionists say its ‘bleeding’ veggie burger is healthy despite being processed.