Nearly every day for two weeks, at least one sizable pork-processing plant shut down after the new coronavirus ripped through its workforce.
By the end of last week, plants that process about 25% of U.S. pork were closed.
Hog farmers raise pigs for nine to 10 months before sending them to market. Most schedule the growth of their hogs so they can send some at least weekly, sometimes more often.
Breweries in South Carolina may have to dump kegs of beer that have gone stale due to a lack of sales during the coronavirus shutdown.
Because restaurants have been closed, effectively eliminating draft beer sales, and large gatherings have been banned, keg sales have cratered, leading some breweries to come to the decision to soon dispose of beer that has gone “out-of-code,” The Post and Courier reported.
TAMPA, Fla. – An Indiana man faces up to five years in federal prison for mailing a dead rat to his ex-wife’s Florida home, along with other threats and harassment over several years.
According to the United State’s Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida, Romney Christopher Ellis, 55, of Indianapolis, pleaded guilty to making threats and mailing a dead animal using the United States mail. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.