DOJ Reportedly Subpoenas ‘Big Four’ Meatpackers

The meatpacking industry—in this case we’re specifically talking about beef—is absurdly consolidated. Four corporations (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, and National Beef) control upwards of 80 percent of the American beef processing market. Over the...

DOJ Reportedly Subpoenas ‘Big Four’ Meatpackers

The meatpacking industry—in this case we’re specifically talking about beef—is absurdly consolidated. Four corporations (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, and National Beef) control upwards of 80 percent of the American beef processing market. Over the past few years, there have been increasing calls to investigate potential price-fixing and other alleged antitrust violations. This week, Bloomberg reported that […]

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