Colluding against covid-19: The Tipline for 6 April 2020

06 April 2020

The Department of Justice has blessed a collaborative effort among medical equipment manufacturers to ramp up production of masks needed by first responders combatting the covid-19 pandemic. You can also now count cattle ranching among the industries thrown into turmoil: cattle prices fell dramatically during February and March, putting the livelihood of ranchers in question. Yet beef prices have not seen the same decline, which has prompted some lawmakers to question if dominant beef packers are playing fair.