Farm to fork kudos
July 16, 2020
First let me begin by thanking Pam Lewison for all of her hard work. It’s people like her that have helped our country remain strong during this unprecedented period in our nation’s history.
After reading Lewison’s article “Waste” last month, I’m disappointed that the meat industry’s scarcity narrative has trickled down even to the Palouse. Although the president of Tyson Meats warned of a nationwide meat shortage and meat prices rose by 4.2% in April, publicly available U.S. Meat Export Federation data shows that beef exports actually rose by 7% and pork exports rose by 40% f...