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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surge In Reopened JBS Colorado Beef Plant

COVID-19 cases at a JBS meatpacking plant in Colorado have more than doubled “in a number of days” and a sixth employee died of the virus, a union official said on Thursday, underscoring the risks of U.S. meat plants reopening. …

Livestock Markets Jolted by Tyson Beef Plant Fire

A fire at a major U.S. beef processing plant earlier this month is upending American livestock markets, slamming cattle prices while benefiting meatpacking companies. The Tyson Foods Inc. plant in Holcomb, Kansas, had the capacity to slaughter 6,000 head a …

Cattle Producers Concerned About Effects From Tyson Fire

HOLCOMB, Kan. — A fire which indefinitely closed a Tyson meat processing plant in Holcomb could disrupt already strained processing operations, sparking fears from cattle producers who braced for tumbling market prices. Tyson has said it will reopen the plant …