Ken Strickland-Garcia

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Suit Against Meat Processing Facility Dismissed, Sent to OSHA

On April 23, Rural Community Workers Alliance (RCWA), an advocacy group representing Missouri meat processing facility employees, filed a legal action against Smithfield Foods (Smithfield). RCWA alleged that Smithfield failed to follow Center for...

Center for Food Safety Seeks OSHA Rule For Meat Processors

On May 4, the Center for Food Safety (CFS), an industrial agriculture advocacy group, filed a legal action with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) petitioning OSHA to develop more stringent rules concerning oversight...

President Trump Issues Executive Order on Food Supply Chains

On April 28, President Trump signed Executive Order 13917, “Executive Order on Delegating Authority Under the DPA with Respect to Food Supply Chain Resources During the National Emergency Caused by the Outbreak of COVID-19.” The...

CDC Issues Recommendations for Workers in Meat Processing Facilities

On May 1, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a preliminary report discussing modified guidelines for workers in meat processing facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report retained previous recommendations while expanding upon specific...