First it was the automotive industry. Then it was the health care industry. Then Wall Street. Now the United States is bailing out the chicken industry -- to the tune of $40 Million.
Despite extraordinarily-low prices at the supermarket, there's a glut of chicken on the market. Apparently people aren't buying enough of it. So, to ease the financial strain on chicken farmers, the U.S. has placed a $40 million order for the birds.