USDA is “nearing conclusion” in its investigation into allegations that meatpackers manipulated the price of beef during the coronavirus pandemic and following a fire at a
- USDA hopes to release a report on the probe in “the very near future:” Ibach
- “There may be actions” that Congress and the industry “may want to consider” as a result of the findings, Ibach says
- NOTE: The U.S. Justice Department has opened a separate antitrust investigation of the meatpackers’ actions
- Ibach spoke in response...