It's time to reform the meatpacking industry, farmers say

Jun 22, 2021
Representatives are pushing for an overhaul of the $213 billion sector, to be discussed during a committee hearing Wednesday.
Retail meat prices have remained high since the pandemic after many plants became virus hot spots and reduced capacity.
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Complex, enduring economic factors put Latinx people at high risk for COVID

Mar 17, 2021
In one Colorado county, many Latinx people work in "essential" jobs and live with roommates or relatives, making them vulnerable.
With so many high-risk factors, some members of the Latinx community don't know how they could realistically avoid exposure to COVID-19.
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Where's the beef? (Raised, slaughtered and processed?)

Nov 19, 2013
Meatpackers and ranchers are fighting each other over new labeling rules.