• The era of big beef may be over as Americans turn to small-scale butchers in the pandemic

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragile nature of America's meat supply chain as tens of thousands of meat industry workers fell sick, and hundreds died.
    Small-scale farms have seen a huge spike in demand as consumers search for alternative meat sources.
    Right now, 80% of the US beef market is controlled by four huge meat producers, and they're the target of a Justice Department antitrust investigation.
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