Ag secretary announces millions in meat processing investments
Last updated 11/2/2022 at 11:31am
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack held a press call Tuesday to discuss millions of dollars the federal government is investing in meat and poultry processing facilities around the country, including in Montana, with more to come soon.
Vilsack said the Joe Biden administration set forth an aggressive effort to improve fairness and competition in the meat and poultry markets as well as improving local and regional food systems in January, and since then they've made a number of substantial investments in processing facilities to improve the market in three primary areas.
He said the...