Price of meats expected to drop as workers return


Doug Wolfe, WAND TV (IL)

Jun 19, 2020


Decatur, Ill (WAND) – As workers at packing plants start to return to work, look for the supply of meat and pork to improve.


Tenderloin steak was priced at one Decatur grocery recently at $22.99 a pound, while some other cuts of meat were priced at $15.99 a pound.  Cheaper priced meats and pork were often limited in the number a customer could purchase.


But as the COVID-infected workers return to their plant's supplies of meat, pork and chicken should start bringing down prices.


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