President Trump plans to use the Defense Production Act to order egg and meat-processing plants to remain open, declaring them high priority essential infrastructure according to remarks from a person familiar with the matter.
According to the plan the federal government will provide additional protective gear for employees as well as COVID-19 guidance to the various processing plants that supply beef, chicken, eggs, and pork products to America.
President Trump signaled the DPA executive action at the White House on Tuesday when he said he planned to sign an order aimed at Tyson Foods Inc.’s liability, which had become a road block in the flow of food supply.
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