Three meat-packing plants turn out 85% of Canada’s beef. How did we let this happen?

Outbreaks of COVID-19 at Canada’s two largest meat-packing plants have reverberated across the beef industry, causing a backlog of roughly 100,000 cattle, all of them now stuck on farms and costing ranchers hundreds of millions in extra feed and lost revenues.The backlog has also renewed concerns about the lack of diversification in Canadian beef processing, which some say is due to the...