What You Need to Know About the Food Supply Disruptions

05.15.2020 - By Heritage Explains

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Restaurants are closed due to COVID-19. Farmers are dumping fresh milk and eggs. Meat processing plants are shutting down, causing shortages of beef, poultry, and pork. How long can these disruptions last? Is there a solution to help farmers, meat processing plants and their workers? Some are making calls for Americans to just stop eating meat. Should we even entertain that? Today, Daren Bakst a senior research fellow in agricultural policy, in Heritage’s Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies helps explain. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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