Food producers across the country, from vegetable farmers to cattle ranchers, are being forced to destroy crops and animals on an unimaginable scale. This is not the result of the COVID-19 pandemic but rather its effects on monopolistic processing and packing plants, many of which have been shuttered due to localized outbreaks of the virus. Even worse, meat and produce is still being imported into the United States from poorly-regulated countries such as Namibia. If there is anything that makes the case for decentralizing food processing and packing plants in the United States, and implementing common-sense policies on food imports such as Country of Origin Labeling, it’s this current crisis. ~Editor
“We are ploughing under vegetable crops from coast to coast. We are euthanizing millions of chickens. We are aborting sows and burying feeder pigs. We are dumping milk by the hundreds of thousands of gallons, and now they are preparing us to depopulate the fat cattle ready to harvest because of a bottleneck caused by the effects of COVID…”
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