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As U.S. Pork Plant Speeds Up Slaughtering, Workers Report More Injuries

CHICAGO — One of America’s leading pig is running faster than ever as meatpackers hustle to keep pork in grocery stores during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plant worker Hector Ixquier says it’s time to slow down. Ixquier said he sought medical …

Union Lauds Biden Action on Slaughter Speeds Industry Calls Safe

A major food workers’ union praised President Joe Biden for withdrawing a rule that would have permanently allowed U.S. poultry producers to kill more chickens per minute. Industry trade groups said the speeds were safe. Donald Trump’s administration in its …