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Tyson Beef Plant Fire in Kansas

Touch the Soil News #1403 (Feature photo – Feedlot – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license – H2O)

Foodmarket News reports on the Tyson fire at its beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas. One of the largest of its kind in the world, the plant represents the processing of around 6,000 head of cattle a day. This is equivalent to roughly 5 percent of the 120,000 head of cattle processed each day in the U.S. recently.

One must ask what the risks are when a handful of mega-factories create such a concentration to warrant a national food security issue. It appears that the fire will totally destroy the facility. You can read more here:

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