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NPPC seeks labour solutions to potential impact of COVID-19 on industry


The impact of Novel Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) on the already challenging labor shortage is a concern for the U.S. pork industry. In a letter to U.S. government officials on Tuesday, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) called for expedited solutions addressing the need for more workers on hog farms and in pork plants.

In the letter to President Donald Trump and other administration officials, members of Congress and state governors, NPPC detailed its concern that federal, state and local governments work together to develop a response to COVID-19 that protects public health and, whenever possible, supports animal care and minimizes disruptions to the U.S. pork production supply chain and consumers.
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