The facility had been idled since April 23 as it tested team members for COVID-19.
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.
Dozens of workers at Tyson's Pasco, WA, beef plant have tested positive for COVID-19, but the plant will remain open under heightened health and safety procedures.
Production at the Pasco, Wash., facility will stop while the company works with health officials in surrounding counties to test team members for COVID-19.
Effective today, the company will permanently cease beef operations at its plant in Denison, Iowa, to better align its overall production capacity with current cattle supplies.
Cattle in route from Canada to a packing plant in Washington crashed less than 9 miles from their destination in an event police called a “spontaneous carnival ride.”
Claiming losses of "more than $200 million" in connection with "200,000 cattle that did not exist," Tyson asks for a court-appointed receiver to takeover Easterday Ranches in Washington state.
Officials are working to help Denison, Iowa cope with the closing of a Tyson Foods plant there that employed about 400 people.