On this edition of Your Call, we continue our three day series about the world’s largest animal processing corporations. We’ll learn more about Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest producers of beef, chicken and pork, and Cargill, one of the world’s top producers of beef, turkey, chicken, and eggs.
Both companies have now reopened plants that have had COVID-outbreaks. What do we need to know about the history of the companies, their profits, lobbying, and government subsidies?
Peter Waldman, award-winning reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek
Bloomberg, Peter Waldman, Lydia Mulvany and Polly Mosendz: Cold, Crowded, Deadly: How U.S. Meat Plants Became a Virus Breeding Ground
Agriculture, Chuck Abbott: TYSON SUSPENDS IOWA HOG PLANT DUE TO COVID-19