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.
Inspectors fined Tyson Foods more than $263,000 for safety violations at an East Texas poultry plant where a worker's finger was amputated when it became stuck in a conveyor belt, federal officials announced Tuesday.
JBS USA says its Greeley, Colo., beef plant will be closed through Tuesday for "deep cleaning" in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its thousands of employees. Two employee deaths have been reported.