meat packer

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Noun1.meat packer - a wholesaler in the meat-packing businessmeat packer - a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
jobber, middleman, wholesaler - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
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All that would change when, while working for the socialist newspaper "Appeal to Reason," he was asked to investigate mistreatment of workers within the meat packing industry.
Linden Foods services a range of retail multiples, convenience food manufacturers and the wider meat packing industry in the UK and Europe.
Brock has worked in a variety of roles in the textiles and meat packing industry including inventory control, operations manager, controller, and plant controller.
meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act.
His work life started at Whittal Mills, then moved to the meat packing industry and finished as a carpenter at the Worcester Art Museum.
For most host counties, meat packing industry employment accounted for less than 1% of county employment; however, in some counties it ranged as high as 47%.
The authors detail how Agriprocessors treatment of workers was worse than that of the meat packing industry in general.
In recent years, the meat packing industry has become increasingly concentrated with only a handful of firms controlling a majority of the domestic cattle and hog slaughter.
America's meat packing industry has already been plagued by outbreaks of E.
Published in 1906, The Jungle, as most people know, was an expose on the meat packing industry that stunned the American public.
Not only did we want chefs to increase the number of standard pork cuts they were using, we also wanted them to act as a pull-through for the processing and meat packing industry.
Temple Grandin has helped revolutionize animal handling in the meat packing industry, according to testimony delivered to a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry hearing on animal welfare by the American Meat Institute based here.