This is the best overview of the destructive meatpacking monopoly and the challenges in dealing with it.
The Biden administration will have to do a lot more, and soon.
USDA, FTC, and the Justice Department should file a flurry of enforcement actions now, from antitrust violations to deceptive and false labeling, pushing back the corporate predators. To ensure necessary reform, the appropriate agency should join the private actions currently working there way through the courts, providing funding, and any and all support to expedite, and without lax settlement agreements like in previous cases – and then adopt favorable policies to support, fund, and promote alternative local/regional food system development.
We can’t have competition without competitors. Break ‘Em Up!