Meatpacking Plants See Spike in Coronavirus Outbreaks Following Trump Order: Report

Meatpacking plants in the U.S. remain hot spots for coronavirus outbreaks in the wake of President Trump’s order declaring them essential businesses that must remain open.

America’s Meatpacking Facilities Practicing Safe Reopening to Ensure a Stable Food Supply

May 8, 2020 USDA

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the safe reopening of critical infrastructure meatpacking facilities across the United States.

Walmart Takes a Step Toward Owning the Food Chain

Although Walmart’s plant is a step toward a farm-to-shelf meat production, Walmart doesn’t actually operate the facility, nor does it own any cows or butcher the meat.