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Trump to sign order keeping meat processing plants open

Trump to sign order keeping meat processing plants open

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday meant to stave off a shortage of chicken, pork and other meat on American supermarket shelves becau [...] Read full article: Trump to sign order keeping meat process...→

Trump to sign order keeping meat processing plants open

Trump to sign order keeping meat processing plants open

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday meant to stave off a shortage of chicken, pork and other meat on American supermarket shelves becau [...] Read full article: Trump to sign order keeping meat process...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

President Donald Trump’s path to reelection runs through places like Sun City Center in Florida that’s now home to a booming retirement community, but some res [...] Read full article: Trump eyes older voters in Florida for a...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

With nearly a third less meat products being processed and packed at plants, there’s a decent chance shelves could look empty like they did at the beginning of [...] Read full article: What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Pork producer Smithfield Foods says it's evaluating next steps to open plants shut down by outbreaks of COVID-19. Read full article: Trump's meat processing mandate leaves w...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wit [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Ho...→

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

First it was toilet paper and cleaning supplies, but now President Donald Trump has taken action to prevent potential food shortages, and it could have an impa [...] Read full article: Local Markets React After President Trum...→

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat [...]

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump said he will take...→

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

The Trump administration has signed a $138 million deal with a company that makes inexpensive prefilled syringes while seeking to ramp up the national capacity [...] Read full article: Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Minnesota health commissioner Jan Malcolm calls the president’s decision problematic to keep meat processing plants open. Read full article: Health Officials Concerned With Trump's ...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wit [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Ho...→

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

With nearly a third less meat products being processed and packed at plants, there’s a decent chance shelves could look empty like they did at the beginning of [...] Read full article: What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to...→

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Minnesota health commissioner Jan Malcolm calls the president’s decision problematic to keep meat processing plants open. Read full article: Health Officials Concerned With Trump's ...→

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat [...]

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump said he will take...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

President Donald Trump’s path to reelection runs through places like Sun City Center in Florida that’s now home to a booming retirement community, but some res [...] Read full article: Trump eyes older voters in Florida for a...→

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

The Trump administration has signed a $138 million deal with a company that makes inexpensive prefilled syringes while seeking to ramp up the national capacity [...] Read full article: Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Pork producer Smithfield Foods says it's evaluating next steps to open plants shut down by outbreaks of COVID-19. Read full article: Trump's meat processing mandate leaves w...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

First it was toilet paper and cleaning supplies, but now President Donald Trump has taken action to prevent potential food shortages, and it could have an impa [...] Read full article: Local Markets React After President Trum...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

Trump eyes older voters in Florida for any sign of faltering

President Donald Trump’s path to reelection runs through places like Sun City Center in Florida that’s now home to a booming retirement community, but some res [...] Read full article: Trump eyes older voters in Florida for a...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign $138M COVID-19 Deal

The Trump administration has signed a $138 million deal with a company that makes inexpensive prefilled syringes while seeking to ramp up the national capacity [...] Read full article: Trump Administration, Syringe Maker Sign...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Trump's meat processing mandate leaves worker safety unclear

Pork producer Smithfield Foods says it's evaluating next steps to open plants shut down by outbreaks of COVID-19. Read full article: Trump's meat processing mandate leaves w...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Home Enforcement, Meat Processing

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wit [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Stay-at-Ho...→

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open amid coronavirus crisis

The executive order also applies to plants that have already closed, which will have to re-open with healthy workers. Read full article: Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ...→

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to Slow in Processing — And What Could Be in Short Supply

With nearly a third less meat products being processed and packed at plants, there’s a decent chance shelves could look empty like they did at the beginning of [...] Read full article: What Meat Shelves Could Look Like Due to...→

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

Local Markets React After President Trump Signs Order Mandating Meat Processing Plants to Re-Open

First it was toilet paper and cleaning supplies, but now President Donald Trump has taken action to prevent potential food shortages, and it could have an impa [...] Read full article: Local Markets React After President Trum...→

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Health Officials Concerned With Trump's Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants Open

Minnesota health commissioner Jan Malcolm calls the president’s decision problematic to keep meat processing plants open. Read full article: Health Officials Concerned With Trump's ...→

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat [...]

President Donald Trump said he will take executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: President Donald Trump said he will take...→