Author: Nicholas Grandgenett

Protect the hands who feed you

USDA Anticipates Committing $500 Million to Improve Meatpacking Infrastructure

This summer, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it anticipates investing $500 million to improve infrastructure in the meat and poultry industries. In response, Nebraska Appleseed submitted public comments urging the USDA to use these funds to reduce meat processing line speeds and implement ergonomic reforms. Currently, meatpacking facilities operate line speeds known to cause serious injuries,… Read more →