The COVID-19 Pandemic affects more of the country on a daily basis, forcing the closure or slowdown of packing plants, and impacting producer’s bottom lines. Here’s the latest around the beef industry.
Cargill’s High River, Alta., beef harvest facility has slowed to one shift beginning this week to prioritize the health and safety of employees, reducing harvest to about 1,500 head per day.
America’s four largest beef packers face another lawsuit claiming antitrust violations since 2015, this one filed by a California distributor seeking treble damages.
Dwindling cattle supplies cited as cause for halting production at the Plainview, Texas, facility.
Says no other shutters currently planned.
Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.
Indiana farmer survives 12 days of fever, pneumonia, and dehydration due to COVID-19 and he warns others that the fragile and frail aren't the only people at risk.
The facility had been idled since April 23 as it tested team members for COVID-19.