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By Tim Leeds 

USDA releases report on meat-packer investigation

Discussing allegations of price fixing with Justice Department


Last updated 7/23/2020 at 11:45am

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service released Wednesday a report on the spread on prices between meat packers buying cattle and what they charge retailers, and it is still continuing to investigate,

The investigation started after multiple agricultural organizations and politicians called for a investigation on the price spread following a fire at Tyson’s Holcomb meat packing plant and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tyson is one of four companies that dominate meat packing in the United States and claims have been made for years of price fixing by the compani...

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