The Counter, Sam Bloch, 7/27/2020

“Senators Warren and Booker release the findings of their June investigation into Tyson Foods, JBS USA, Cargill, and Smithfield Foods….

“But the responses the senators received to their letters of inquiry from CEOs at Tyson Foods, JBS USA, Cargill, and Smithfield Foods contained few specific answers about the quantities of meat produced domestically and exported in April, or about the total number of worker illnesses in their facilities. Nor did they shed much light on rising consumer prices and plummeting prices for farmers and ranchers during the same period…

“Meat companies had produced 171 million fewer pounds of beef and pork than the year before, but had exported nearly four times their usual amount.…

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