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Covid-19 has shut down parts of the hyper-consolidated US meat industry

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Chase Purdy
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A Tyson-owned meat processing plant that churns out 2% of the US pork supply ground to a halt this week as workers became infected with Covid-19. And that wasn’t the only meatpacking plant impacted by the spread of the novel coronavirus. JBS USA on March 31 said it hit pause on much of its work…

 

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