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Yes, We'll Have Plenty of Meat. No, It Won't Make You Sick

July 15, 2020

When the coronavirus first hit the United States, shortages of toilet paper were all the rage. Luckily, that trend faded.

However, as states across the nation began shutdowns, new fears among consumers picked up steam and haven’t evaporated. Some of the major fears center on the meat-processing industry.

Will we run out of meat? Can we get the virus from eating it?