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on May 21, 2020

US organic poultry slaughter drops 24% during COVID-19

Organic sector experienced “massive” drop at height of shutdown, but analysts aren't sure why

Organic poultry slaughter dropped by nearly a quarter in the U.S last month, but the fate of nearly 100,000 birds remains unclear.

Data reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows a 24% year-over-year decline in organic poultry slaughter during the month of April, compared to a 3% decline in…

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