Austin Alonzo, editor of WATT Poultry USA, examines hot topics surrounding the US poultry industry as it deals with a changing consumer, emerging animal welfare concerns and other disruptive challenges.
The end of the COVID-19 pandemic may be in sight in the United States. Multiple effective vaccines will be available to most Americans by the middle of 2021. As many as 90% may be vaccinated by the end of July 2021.
A recent op-ed piece published in the New York Times is below the standards of that organization, and its author, and does a disservice to its readers and the industry it criticizes by publishing falsehoods and misleading statements.
The past year was defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. It destabilized the U.S. economy and forced integrators to make unexpected expenditures while upending demand for their products. However, there’s hope on the horizon for 2021.