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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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. If chefs and restaurant managers are requesting the cuts from their suppliers, demand for them will increase."
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.
Still, Ed's background wasn't in the meat packing industry so, in order to learn the business and better serve the company, Ed decided to work just about every position that exists in the plant.
Four corporations now control more than 80% of the meat packing industry. Large food corporations exert tremendous influence over food safety policies.
(BGI) is promoting a steam treatment technology adapted from a system used in the United States meat packing industry. They have made some improvements to treat all forms of medical and infectious material.
In the case of Storm Lake, a substantial meat packing industry means that many of the district's students are minorities, do not speak English, and are transient.