AP Business Writer
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Top 10 Questions About Exporting
When it comes to exporting, U.S.-based companies that are considering selling their goods and services internationally, or that have limited experience and want to expand their footprint, have similar concerns. Learn more.
Oct 7th, 2021
Meatpacking & Farm Workers to Receive $600 Grants in $700M Aid Plan
The grants are meant to defray some of the costs workers bore as many of them bought their own PPE or took unpaid leave amid COVID-19.
Sep 8th, 2021
Poultry Suppliers Tyson, Perdue to Pay $35M to Settle with Farmers
Tyson Foods and Perdue Farms agreed to the settlements last week without admitting any wrongdoing.
Sep 3rd, 2021
Ag Rule Changes Expected to Protect Animal Farms Against Meat Giants
The new rule that will make it easier for farmers to sue companies they contract with over unfair, discriminatory or deceptive practices.
Jul 6th, 2021
Union Complaint May Trigger Review of Meatpacking Virus Response
It offers regulators in the Biden administration an opportunity to say whether they believe the meatpacking industry is doing enough to protect workers.
Apr 8th, 2021
Union Lobbies to Give Meatpacking Workers Vaccine Priority
In most states, meatpacking workers are still waiting for their turn to be vaccinated and are ranked behind several workforce categories.
Feb 15th, 2021
Tyson to Open Medical Clinics Near Some Meat Plants Early Next Year
Tyson said the plan was in the works before the pandemic.
Sep 3rd, 2020
US Meat Leaders Stumped by China's Import Ban
Chinese officials didn't hint about expanding the ban in a statement issued about suspending imports from a plant in Springdale, AR.
Jun 23rd, 2020
Meatpacking Rebounds While High Prices, Backlogs Persist
Meat plants' efforts to stop the virus spread will likely mean higher prices at grocery stores.
Jun 11th, 2020
US Meat Exports Surge Amid Challenge to Meet Demand
Figures for the last week of April show that pork exports jumped by 40 percent as shipments to China and Japan surged.
May 13th, 2020