Media Reporting President Trump to Enact Defense Production Act for Packing Plant Operations
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 14:15:50 CDT
Media are reporting President Donald Trump plans to order meat-processing plants to remain open, declaring them critical infrastructure.
The President intends to use the Defense Production Act to order the companies to stay open during the pandemic, and the government will provide additional protective gear for employees as well as guidance.
The National Pork Board will provide additional details to stakeholders as they become available.
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