"The Coronavirus is not primarily an epidemiological phenomenon but rather a sociological and political one."
Textile Manufacturing is the second largest employment creating industry after agriculture.
Sen. Edward Markey says COVID-19 contact tracing can't be "used as cover by companies like Clearview to build shadowy surveillance networks." via CNET
Friendly reminder that JBS is a Brazilian-owned company and should not be confused with Smithfield, which is a Chinese owned company.
WH Group purchased Smithfield Foods in 2013 for $4.72 billion. It was the largest Chinese acquisition of an American company to date. The acquisition of Smithfield's 146,000 acres of land made WH Group, headquartered in Luohe, Henan province, one of the largest overseas owners of American farmland.
The Kane County Health Department on Friday ordered a Smithfield meat processing plant in St. Charles to close due to “concerns about COVID-19.” The order temporarily closes the facility to allow the health department to work with the company on “mitigation efforts” and “providing education relative to social distancing and employee safety relative to personal …