Aruni Soni

Aruni Soni

Arundhati Soni is a senior economics major at Columbia University, where she serves as the graphics reporter on the school newspaper. Soni's internship is part of the Dow Jones News Fund.

Congress could beef up meatpacking oversight this fall. But obstacles to enforcement remain

By: - September 25, 2022

This story was originally published by Investigate Midwest. A century ago, Congress wrote a law intended to counteract unfair business practices in the meatpacking industry. Fast forward to 2022: Just four companies control more than half of the beef, pork and poultry markets, and the meatpacking industry has fielded lawsuits alleging abusive behavior. The Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 largely […]