Consolidation has made the meat industry vulnerable to crises like COVID-19

Dec 6, 2022
In this excerpt from "Raw Deal," author Chloe Sorvino explains how America's meat supply chain became so fragile.
A worker processes meat at an independent butcher in May, 2020, following closures at several major plants due to COVID-19 outbreaks.
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How might the beef industry diversify in the U.S.?

Mar 22, 2022
One rancher in the Pacific Northwest built her own supply chain to control how her cows get to market.
Cory Carman loads a saddle into a trailer at Carman Ranch in Wallowa, Oregon.
Ashley Ahearn

Texas cattle ranchers, dependent on Mexican trade, keep an eye on NAFTA

May 3, 2017
Cattlemen's trade group is lobbying hard to make sure the White House knows what's at stake.
Coleman Locke, president of J.D. Hudgins Inc., and one of his Brahman bulls.
Andrew Schneider

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