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Boneless Chicken Starts to Vanish in U.S. Meatpacking Shutdowns

  • Suppliers shifting away from cutting up chicken parts
  • Poultry, pork, beef plants have shut down from virus outbreak
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Cargill Chief Executive Officer Dave MacLennan says the food supply chain is under strain, but it's not broken. Source: Bloomberg)
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Goodbye, boneless chicken.

Food retailers across North America are swapping boneless chicken legs for less popular thighs and drumsticks as a wave of shutdowns at meatpacking plants has reduced supplies of sought-after cuts.