Over the last couple weeks, several pork processing plants have either been shut down or have reduced processing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. While the processing plants are focusing on getting themselves running again, pork producers are faced with near-term critical problems needing attention now.
In the current situation, pork slaughter capacity has become a limiting resource, and pork producers may be faced with an unfortunate situation of having to destroy what they have cared for and raised.
A webinar for the pork industry has been scheduled to understand potential options for emergency disposal of animal tissue for April 29 at 8 a.m.
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