The plant was closed after cases of COVID-19 sickened workers.
The COVID-19 Pandemic affects more of the country on a daily basis, forcing the closure or slowdown of packing plants, and impacting producer’s bottom lines. Here’s the latest around the beef industry.
A Colorado family has acquired the former Ranchers Lamb of Texas plant in San Angelo, TX, with plans to reopen and begin lamb harvest this fall.
A cluster of 147 cases of coronavirus have been traced to JBS in Green Bay, in what appears to be Wisconsin’s largest outbreak from a single origin.
The Wisconsin plant employs 1,200 people and has been tied to 189 cases of the illness.
Post-scandal squeeze on finances sparks asset sales, cutbacks.
Cargill’s High River, Alta., beef harvest facility has slowed to one shift beginning this week to prioritize the health and safety of employees, reducing harvest to about 1,500 head per day.