CHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country's food supply.
CHICAGO, May 26 Iowa, which produces about a
third of U.S. pigs, will become the first state to provide
financial aid to farmers who must dispose of hogs euthanized
because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state's agriculture
department said on Tuesday.
CHICAGO U.S. frozen pork inventories fell in April, when they typically rise, and beef inventories dropped more than normal as the coronavirus pandemic shut slaughterhouses and prompted grocers to limit customers' buying, government data showed on Thursday.
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States should consider terminating trade deals under which it imports cattle as he looks to help U.S. ranchers hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.
CHICAGO About 1,000 lucky chickens flew on two chartered cargo planes to a California sanctuary from an Iowa farm that has been euthanizing its flock as the coronavirus outbreak slashes restaurant demand for eggs, an animal rights group said. | Video
CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U.S. consumers face shortages, a Reuters analysis of government data showed. | Video
CHICAGO, May 11 U.S. President Donald Trump
ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the
nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the
plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U.S.
consumers face shortages, a Reuters analysis of government data
CHICAGO, May 8 U.S. live cattle futures rose on
Friday along with cash prices as the federal government probed
the beef market.
The coronavirus crisis will continue to idle U.S. meat plants and slow production, Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday, signaling more disruptions to the U.S. food supply after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered facilities to stay open. | Video
CHICAGO Chicken demand from U.S. quick service restaurants has bounced back to near where it was before the coronavirus outbreak caused consumers to isolate at home, poultry company Pilgrim's Pride Corp said on Thursday.