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The Trump Administration Is Pressuring Meatpacking Plants to Reopen

On Friday, the USDA issued a statement applauding 14 major meatpacking plants, across the country,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 9, 2020
Judge Dismisses Worker Safety Case Lodged Against Smithfield Foods

Meatpacking plants have become one of the most dangerous places to work in America during... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 7, 2020
Meet Winter, the Llama Who Might Just Save Us All From COVID-19

Winter the llama was just nine months old when she became central to research that... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 5, 2020
OPINION: COVID-19 Stimulus Must Help Farmers Rebuild Our Broken Food System—Not Prop...

There are no more lingering doubts—COVID-19 is a force to be reckoned with. In its... (more)

Mike Weaver
May 1, 2020
Trump to Order Meat Processing Plants to Stay Open

President Donald Trump has decided to compel meat processing plants to stay open, despite concerns... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 28, 2020
Hundreds of USDA Meat Inspectors Are Getting Sick

A vital part of the American food system is the inspectors sent out by the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 28, 2020
Meatpacking Plants Appear to Be Hotbeds for COVID-19 Outbreaks

Meat processing facilities are emerging as one of the largest and most concerning hotspots of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 24, 2020
Union Negotiates With JBS to Get Protections For Plant Workers

Workers at meatpacking and processing plants are rapidly finding themselves in COVID-19 hotspots. These workers... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 22, 2020
Major South Dakota Meat Plant Shuts Down Due to COVID-19

Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the United States, announced the shutdown of a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 16, 2020