American Plant-Based Meat Startup Barvecue Raises $ 780,000 in Investments

July 6, 2020 Vegconomist

North Carolina meat alternatives startup Barvecue has raised $ 780,000 in debt and options. The round was capped at $ 2 million with participation from three investors.

USDA Reports Meat Production Numbers Down Slightly During The Coronavirus

July 6, 2020 Todd Epp, KELO.com

One of the concerns in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic this spring was about the virus’s impact on meat production in the United States as packing plants shuttered.

“United We Steak” Campaign Celebrates Americans’ Love of Grilling

“United We Steak” celebrates not only a shared tradition of grilling delicious steaks, but also what makes each state unique when it comes to this beloved pastime. The idea comes to life at UnitedWeSteak.com with an interactive map of the United States made from 50 hand-cut state-shaped steaks.

Tennessee’s Swaggerty Sausage Confirms COVID-19 Cases at Kodak Plant, Number of Employees Affected Not Released

Swaggerty Sausage said in a release Wednesday that, “We have had employees test positive for COVID-19 in the last few days.” The release did not specify how many employees have been affected.

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds: Growing Momentum for New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today issued the following statement after U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), Chair of the House Republican Conference, introduced companion legislation to Rounds’ New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act in the House of Representatives.