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Food Chain in Big Trouble

Tyson Foods is warning that "millions of pounds of meat" will disappear from the supply chain as the coronavirus pandemic forces food processing plants to close, leading to product shortages in grocery stores across the country.  "The food supply chain is breaking," wrote board chairman John Tyson in a full-page advertisement published Sunday in The New York Times, Washington Post and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

 
US farmers don't have anywhere to sell their livestock, he said, adding that "millions of animals, chickens, pigs and cattle, will be depopulated because of the closure of our processing facilities."
"There will be limited supply of our products available in grocery stores until we are able to reopen our facilities that are currently closed," Tyson wrote.
 
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New emergency order by T to keep meat in the table wonder how this will work with Tyson , And other producers.

 

Where 1000 line operators are infected and 13 have died.

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/28/847432897/trump-plans-to-beef-up-me...

 

Froze

And yes, after long days/nights, I'd still like to swing these hunks of glass , plastic and silicon against the nearest wall Come on retirement!
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Here are some things to think about on this subject and take this subject to the totally of Trumps path to take the USA down the same type of path Hitler took Germany. Yes all of this fits into the master plan, and no we do not really know yet all of the Trump handlers involved.

We saw children in cages at the border. We saw people held at the border against a court order. We saw Trump take over the J.D. with Barr, and most agencies of govt. We saw Congress made mostly useless. We are watching the courts being taken over by Trump so what he says is law. I could go on.

Now to the Meat Packing part of our food chain. With the emergency (executive Order) to make the packing houses stay open Trump for one thing gives some legal protection to the owners from being sued, and sends message to the workers you will work under the same type conditions you always have. Then we see one Reb. Gov. tell the workers in her state if you refuse to show up or quit you will not get unemployment. Sounds like the start of forced labor to me. Hitler used that also.

We know workers will get the virus and in some cases die when they go back to work. Hitler had his work camps which had a section where people were killed, and Hitler put the people he did not like in them. Well a large part of the work force in these plants are people Trump does not like. Looks like this is how Trump starts to get the section where people are killed so he is in line with Hitler. It is just another step to draft people to work in these plants, and he just happens to send people he does not like. He can even have the courts do his dirty work just as Hitler did in Germany. If he wants a higher death rate just change the working conditions which Hitler did.

Never will happen some say. Well 3 years ago most people were saying what is going on today with Trump would never happen. I was not one of them.

The answer to our problem is to get rid of Trump in Nov. if we can.

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/s:   Preppers are prepared, most people don't have space to store 6 months to 2 years worth of supplies.

 

Face masks are pretty easy to make.    There are a number of direction videos on line.   KISS :  This requires no sewing skills or machines:   🙂   Use an old t-shirt or sheet.    Dimension of rectangle:   9 x 14, fold in half....cut 2 pieces of elastic  about 6" and staple to the short sides to make loops.    ( dimensions may vary based on the size of the persons face and nose...add pleats if one has a large snoze.  

PRO-LIFE is Affordable Healthcare for ALL .
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Face masks are pretty easy to make.    There are a number of direction videos on line.   KISS :  This requires no sewing skills or machines:   🙂   Use an old t-shirt or sheet.    Dimension of rectangle:   9 x 14, fold in half....cut 2 pieces of elastic  about 6" and staple to the short sides to make loops.    ( dimensions may vary based on the size of the persons face and nose...add pleats if one has a large snoze.  

PRO-LIFE is Affordable Healthcare for AL
 
Masks can be made from HEPA vacuum cleaner bags, multiple layers, electrostatic filtration, similar to an N95 mask..
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Pantry shelves with jars of food | High-Quality Food Images ...

 

 

Many people think "Food comes from the grocery store..."  

 

By the time a person reaches my age, you really need to know how to feed and care for your family.  Always produce extra for the ones that  can't.

 

How's your garden doing today?

 

 

 

VIMTSTL
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Food Chain in Big Trouble

 

It's not just meat, flour is hard to find, toilet paper is still a problem, cleaning products are a problem.

 

 

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@gruffstuff wrote:

Food Chain in Big Trouble

 

It's not just meat, flour is hard to find, toilet paper is still a problem, cleaning products are a problem.

 

As is yeast and spam!  Our stores here are now well stocked with toilet paper, paper towels and tissue, even hand sanitizer.  Gloves and masks are still tough to find.  And since the advice from the Great Moron, there's been a run on Lysol prodocts.


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Eh. A polite bilingual immigrant got me the million COVID tests we need. Give me globalism any day. 

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YES, this is just the beginning! South Dakota swine plant closed. Tyson chicken butcher plant closes. Dairy farmers dumping milk, ethanol plants shuttered, truckers not available. Unemployment at 25 million and climbing! The Depression will look like a picnic if things do not start to open. On top of that global warming drought coming to the entire central plains! Hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding in the south, east, and NE. Not a pretty picture for sure. All of this because of.......the socialists and communists dumping a biological weapon on the world. Fake news communist lapdogs hoping for the worst, and they may be getting it very soon! Democrats hoping the economy fails, just because they hate TRUMP! America is better than this! Wake up before it is too late!!!!! And all they can talk about is testing. We need more testing. Test, test, test.......go to the doctor outside of the holes and they say, test what? We don't test! Why not? You are not eligible for a test. Go home and self quarantine and call me in two weeks! BS!!!!~

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quidduo:  All of this because of.......the socialists and communists dumping a biological weapon on the world.

 

 

Right, and the Deep State hid the whole thing from Trump in the one place they knew he'd never look........his daily intelligence briefing. How sneaky was that I ask you?

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Apparently they don't provide paid sick leave to many workers.   Changing that would be a good place to start. 

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Yep - PAID sick leave for ALL Americans, along with universal health insurance so they can see a doctor when they're off work. But that will require we FIRST get rid of all the elected Republicans.

 

tRump has done everything in his power to remove a sizable piece of the workforce in the food processing industry with his endless attacks on poor brown people. Anybody who thinks unemployed white people will rush in to take the jobs all those undocumented folks have been doing for the past 30 years best think again.

 

As to the sanitary conditions in our food processing, we kill over 9,000 Americans each year from food poisoning originating in these plants, mostly because we have no inspectors and no regulation of "how fast the line moves". European doctors have to visit the USA to observe food poisoning patients because there are NONE in Europe where they have inspectors AND regulations designed to eliminate food contamination. Republicans demand we kill 9,000 mostly very young and very old people each year to protect Corporate profits. Long past time those who think that way are removed from office and kept out permanently.

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CriticalThinking:    "The food supply chain is breaking," wrote board chairman John Tyson in a full-page advertisement published Sunday in The New York Times, Washington Post and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

 

 

 

I hate to keep using this as an example, but really...............................if we could put men on the moon forty+ years ago, why can't we manage to get those facilities in shape so they are not virus hotspots and keep them operating? This should be near the top of Trump's to-do list. If he thinks he's got trouble now, wait until people can't buy enough groceries.

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santuary holes and illegal aliens! add in the chinese and you have.......panjandum and disease! It is called GLOBALISM!!!!

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@quidduo wrote:

santuary holes and illegal aliens! add in the chinese and you have.......panjandum and disease! It is called GLOBALISM!!!!


Wrong again. It's called REPUBLICAN POLICY!  Which includes putting a psychopathic moron in the white house, and then supporting it when it's stupidity is killing 55,000 Americans already this year with several times that number going to die from having a country led by a psychopathic moron and its enablers over the next 7 1/2 months.

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@quidduo wrote:

santuary (sic) holes and illegal aliens! add in the chinese (sic) and you have.......panjandum (sic) and disease! It is called GLOBALISM!!!!

 

Maybe the real definition might help...

 

IdeologiesGlobalization operates on a cross-cutting "ideological dimension" filled with a range of norms, claims, beliefs, and narratives about the phenomenon itself. 

 

Dimensions of globalization 


 


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
Honored Social Butterfly

great question Pan. We have a Tyson facility here in Wash. State in the Tri-Cities that will probably be shutting down now after they have had many people get sick.
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Tom5678: We have a Tyson facility here in Wash. State in the Tri-Cities that will probably be shutting down now after they have had many people get sick. 

 

 

I don't know what the solution is, but Tyson is a big company with resources. It seems they could disinfect the plants, test ALL employees, and maybe even building temp housing on their properties and pay the employees really well that are willing to stay there and work until the situation eases. There are no doubt much better solutions, but as I said about men on the moon.................

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