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Trump’s Slaughterhouse Order a Blunt Tool Against Political Risk

President Donald Trump’s unprecedented order to keep U.S. slaughterhouses running is a blunt instrument to stave off a catastrophe threatening his rural base and the voters elsewhere he’ll need to win re-election. The meatpacking closures forced by the pandemic are …

Tyson Foods Earnings Miss Forecasts as Slaughterhouse Fire Hurts Beef Sales

Tyson Foods Inc fell short of Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday after a fire at a Kansas slaughterhouse hurt sales volumes in its beef business, the company’s biggest segment. Shares of the maker of Ball …

Pilgrim’s Pride Lands in Front of SEC Over Its Chicken Claims

The Humane Society of the United States has tried for months to stop poultry giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. from calling its chicken “100% natural” and “humanely” raised, claiming it’s neither. Following complaints to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and state …

Slaughterhouse Test Blitz Ordered to Stem China’s Pig Contagion

China stepped up efforts to control the deadly pig contagion ravaging its $128 billion pork industry, ordering mandatory testing for African swine fever at more than 10,000 slaughterhouses nationwide. From July 1, abattoirs must routinely test all batches of hogs …