23 ianuarie 2022

Small ranchers say Biden letting them get squeezed


America’s independent cattle ranchers say major corporations in the beef industry are squeezing them out — and that the Biden administration is letting it happen. President Biden issued a sweeping executive order in July 2021 directing federal agencies to address anti-competitive behavior by big meat-packing companies. But farmers say Biden hasn't gone far enough to rein in larger meat-packing companies, a handful of which control the bulk of the hog, cattle and chicken markets. ADVERTISEMENT [...]