Supplier's Woes Causing Shortages of Kosher Meat

Agriprocessors, the nation's largest kosher meat supplier, is slowly recovering from a federal raid at its Postville, Iowa, plant in May. And while the company has made negative headlines in the past for environmental violations, labor disputes and charges of animal cruelty, never before have Agriprocessors' internal issues affected the nation's kosher meat supply so drastically. At present, the availability

Agriprocessors, the nation's largest kosher meat supplier, is slowly recovering from a federal raid at its Postville, Iowa, plant in May. And while the company has made negative headlines in the past for environmental violations, labor disputes and charges of animal cruelty, never before have Agriprocessors' internal issues affected the nation's kosher meat supply so drastically.

At present, the availability of kosher meat nationwide is at its lowest level in two decades, according to

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