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National Beef Packing Co

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced 83.5 percent of U.S. beef as of 2007. It is in this context that the mobile slaughterhouse makes local slaughter available and affordable to small farmers.

Brazilian Co. Buying US Beef Processors

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Beef Packing Co., the nation's fourth-largest beef processor, said Tuesday it is being acquired by Brazilian giant J...