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GZERO World with Ian Bremmer


May 18, 2020

With just a few companies controlling the vast majority of beef, pork and poultry processing in the US, the nation's meat supply chain was already vulnerable. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the shortcomings of the system and threatens to disrupt the entire industry, from farmers to processing plants to grocery store shelves. Former Iowa Governor and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains how food banks are reporting a 70% increase in demand from communities while farmers are forced to dump milk or let animal products go to waste.