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Coronavirus / North America
on March 12, 2020

COVID-19 could worsen poultry, pork worker shortage

National Pork Producers Council, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation have concerns over worker shortage, and say outbreak could be another reason to look at guestworker policy reform

U.S. poultry and pork industry groups are concerned that the ongoing labor shortage could worsen due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently sent a letter to U.S. government officials, expressing the organization’s concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak and how it could…

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