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Tyson Foods Will Shut U.S. Pork Plant as More Workers Catch COVID-19

CHICAGO — Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country’s food supply. Meat …

Meatpacking Safety Recommendations Are Largely Unenforceable

MINNEAPOLIS– Federal recommendations meant to keep meatpacking workers safe as they return to plants that were shuttered by the coronavirus have little enforcement muscle behind them, fueling anxiety that working conditions could put employees’ lives at risk. Extensive guidance issued …