Livestock and poultry production in the United States held up after the Defense Production Act put USDA in charge of making sure meat processors kept operating but in compliance with CDC and OSHA guidelines.
The federal government this week signaled its willingness to take over any part of the food industry that isn’t functioning properly to keep production flowing.
For the moment, the extended authority is being provided to…
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President Trump’s executive order keeping meat plants open during the COVID-19 pandemic is a further threat to the health of the women and men who produce our food. The order would gut any incentive…
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