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Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated April 27, 2020) | Tyson Foods just announced it has closed its largest pork processing factory indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak. The closure of the plant—which is located in Waterloo, Iowa—comes after the county's...
Hundreds of Slaughterhouse Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus

Hundreds of Slaughterhouse Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus

(Updated April 27, 2020) | Smithfield Foods Inc. is closing its Sioux Falls-based pork plant indefinitely as hundreds of slaughterhouse workers test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The pork plant has become the single-biggest source of...