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Meatpacking Officials Pushed “Baseless” Claims about Food Shortages, Putting Workers in Danger during Pandemic

At the height of the pandemic, meatpacking officials pushed “baseless” claims about meat shortages to keep plants running and unemployment benefits away from employees, 269 of which eventually would die due to COVID-19, according to a new House committee report titled “How the Trump Administration Helped the Meatpacking Industry Block Pandemic Worker Protections.” The providers […]