USDA, Meatpacking Industry Collaborated to Undermine COVID-19 Response, FOIA Docs Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 15, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the meatpacking industry worked together to downplay and disregard risks to worker health during the pandemic, as shown in documents uncovered by Public Citizen and American Oversight through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. “While we knew that the meatpacking industry was lobbying the […]