Several plants shut down due to virus outbreaks.
The big producers are suffering because even with people stocking up and giving grocery meat sales a bump, it doesn’t make up for loss of restaurant sales.
But the big vulnerability it the fact that meat production has been so consolidated from thousands of players a few decades ago to a few dominant producers today.
There is so much about the current economic system that is so flawed and leaves us vulnerable. So many lessons that can be learned.
I hope we are paying attention.
I suspect we are not.