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President Trump Wins Big on Secret Meatpacking Robots

President Donald Trump’s low-immigration strategy has pushed the nation’s low-wage meatpacking companies into a high-tech future, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

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Watch: Low-Tech Meatpacking Hit by Epidemic, Shutdowns

Tyson Foods is shutting down its giant meatpacking plant in Waterloo, Iowa, spotlighting another economic loss to the Chinese coronavirus epidemic.

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NYT Says Immigrants ‘Mourn’ Loss of Deadly, Low-Wage Meatpacking Jobs

Immigrants are “mourning” the loss of low-wage jobs in a Chinese-owned, crowded slaughterhouse run by Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls, SD, according to an article…

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Costco’s High-Tech Meatpacking Plant Stays Open as Virus Shuts Migrant-Labor Plants

China’s Wuhan virus is spreading rapidly through the nation’s close-packed, labor-intensive, low-wage meatpacking sheds.

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