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Nurses Protest to Shut Down Slaughterhouses to Protect Public Health

Nurses Protest to Shut Down Slaughterhouses to Protect Public Health

Nurses in Delaware are calling for slaughterhouses to be shut down in the interest of public health. Last week, local nurses gathered with dieticians and residents outside the state capital building. They maintained social distancing...
Why 99-Cent Chicken Is Going to Be a Thing of the Past

Why 99-Cent Chicken Is Going to Be a Thing of the Past

The coronavirus outbreak has hit the meat industry hard. In the short term, this will cause meat prices to rise. But it could have a long-lasting impact too. Nearly half of the coronavirus hotspots in...
COVID-19 Infections At Meat Plants Nearly Double National Rates

COVID-19 Infections At Meat Plants Nearly Double National Rates

Coronavirus infection rates at meat processing plants and slaughterhouses are nearly double the national average, Bloomberg reports. Some of the nation's largest meat processing facilities, operated by JBS, Tyson, and Cargill, have become epicenters for...