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JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked pork plant in Worthington

JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked pork plant in Worthington

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — JBS USA is resuming operations at its Worthington pork plant after being shut down for two weeks due to a coronavirus outbreak among worke [...] Read full article: JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked ...→

JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked pork plant in Worthington

JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked pork plant in Worthington

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — JBS USA is resuming operations at its Worthington pork plant after being shut down for two weeks due to a coronavirus outbreak among worke [...] Read full article: JBS resumes operations at virus-wracked ...→

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

The Census Bureau will deliver 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires at the front doors of roughly 5.1 million stateside households and in Denton Co [...] Read full article: U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operati...→

Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission to resume full operations

Though employees say the plant has resumed vehicle assembly, Alameda county officials said the factory can reopen next week if the automaker adopts some additi [...] Read full article: Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission ...→

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

A man at the center of one of the state's worst COVID-19 outbreaks says he feels safe enough to go back to work. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker...→

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

The AK Steel – Dearborn Works will shut down operations later this year, according to a WARN notice filed with the State of Michigan. Read full article: Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operation...→

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at an Indiana Tyson Foods pork processing plant have tested positive for the coronavirus, a report said. The meat processing facility in Log [...] Read full article: Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork...→

3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork plant | MinnPost

Plus: Minnesota AG settles with egg company over price gouging; Republicans endorse candidate for Fifth District U.S. House seat; commerce commissioner asks ho [...] Read full article: 3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork pl...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

The livestock at the JBS processing plant were being sent back to farmers for them to dispose of, the association said. JBS makes up four percent of the countr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In W...→

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

The JBS Packerland plant employs more than 1,200 people and feeds nearly 3.2 million people per day, the company said. Employees will be paid during the closur [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef...→

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Jennie-O Turkey Store announced it will be temporarily pausing operations at both of its facilities in Willmar, Minnesota due to COVID-19 concerns. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Pla...→

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

More than 180 infections have been linked to the plant and officials expect that number to dramatically rise. Testing of its 2,800 workers is expected to begin [...] Read full article: Tyson idles its largest pork plant after...→

JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefinitely after COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Cub adds 24-hour store hours amid high grocery demand; Minneapolis Park Board will keep Lake Harriet Parkway closed to vehicles another week; red flag fi [...] Read full article: JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefi...→

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Workers there tell CBS News they felt pressured to stay on the job — even after getting sick at the facility. Read full article: Health officials visit coronavirus hotsp...→

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

A pork processing plant in north-central Indiana has resumed limited production, two weeks after company officials temporarily suspended operations amid the co [...] Read full article: Indiana pork plant resumes operations af...→

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

The judge noted that since the president issued an executive order on meatpacking plants, it's up to the executive branch to monitor safety, not the courts. Read full article: Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safe...→

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Triumph Foods, in St. Joseph, had begun to implement companywide testing of its asymptomatic employees in late April Read full article: Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plan...→

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

Smithfield Foods asked about 250 employees to report to the plant on Monday to staff two departments — ground seasoned pork and night cleanup, according to the [...] Read full article: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will ...→

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Food plant in Indiana have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - a massive hike in cases in less than a week.WISH-TV r [...] Read full article: One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyso...→

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that a coronavirus testing site would be opened at Perdue Stadium on the state’s Eastern Shore in response to out [...] Read full article: Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions...→

Worthington pork plant workers on conditions that led to COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Sen. Housley calls on Gov. Walz to test more in long-term care facilities; Izzy's closes its St. Paul shop; Minnesota Book Award winners announced; Best [...] Read full article: Worthington pork plant workers on condit...→

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks says its global sales plunged in the first three months of the year as coronavirus-related shutdowns crippled its global operations Read full article: Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples g...→

The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame resumes amid virus

- Repair work at the Notre Dame Cathedral is being made virus-safe.... - Opposition group in Serbia calls for daily noisy protests. Read full article: The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame re...→

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

Some workers at a Kraft Heinz facility in western Michigan are in self-quarantine after two tested positive for COVID-19 and three more are presumed to have th [...] Read full article: 2 workers in Michigan food plant test po...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

JBS USA operates more than 60 meat, poultry and prepared foods facilities across the United States. Worthington's facility is the third plant to temporarily cl [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's ...→

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 Imports Inc. said it would seek bankruptcy court approval to wind down its retail operations after the coronavirus pandemic made it difficult for the U. [...] Read full article: Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus ...→

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

The USG plant in Cloquet, Minnesota, has temporarily suspended operations after two workers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant S...→

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

As governors across the U.S. reopen their states, new analyses released Tuesday bring into question the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the e [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Pla...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday | WTOP

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota pork processing plant will partially reopen Monday after shuttering for more than two weeks because of a coronavirus ou [...] Read full article: Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plan...→

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

The Smithfield sausage-making plant in St. Charles has been allowed to resume limited production, after the death of an employee due to COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited...→

Pork producer says it needs flexibility on virus guidelines

The world's largest pork producer told a judge in Missouri on Thursday that it was working as quickly as it can to comply with federal guidelines that seek to [...] Read full article: Pork producer says it needs flexibility ...→

State, congressional leaders pledge to quickly reopen Worthington pork plant where 26 tested positive for COVID-19 | MinnPost

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District who chairs the House’s Agriculture Committee, said a task force that includes [...] Read full article: State, congressional leaders pledge to q...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun to euthanize pigs following coronavirus closures at pork plants, and hundreds of thousands more healthy hogs could meet the sa [...] Read full article: Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthani...→

Smithfield idles western Illinois pork plant over virus | WTOP

A western Illinois pork-processing plant is suspending operations after some of its employees contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield idles western Illinois pork p...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

JBS processes 20,000 hogs each day, so sitting idle will certainly have a huge economic impact for the region. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Po...→

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

There have been 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the JBS pork plant in Worthington, Minn., according to UFCW Local 663, the union representing workers at the [...] Read full article: 19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork p...→

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

The Census Bureau will deliver 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires at the front doors of roughly 5.1 million stateside households and in Denton Co [...] Read full article: U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operati...→

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 Imports Inc. said it would seek bankruptcy court approval to wind down its retail operations after the coronavirus pandemic made it difficult for the U. [...] Read full article: Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus ...→

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

A pork processing plant in north-central Indiana has resumed limited production, two weeks after company officials temporarily suspended operations amid the co [...] Read full article: Indiana pork plant resumes operations af...→

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

As governors across the U.S. reopen their states, new analyses released Tuesday bring into question the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the e [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Pla...→

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Triumph Foods, in St. Joseph, had begun to implement companywide testing of its asymptomatic employees in late April Read full article: Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plan...→

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

The AK Steel – Dearborn Works will shut down operations later this year, according to a WARN notice filed with the State of Michigan. Read full article: Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operation...→

Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday | WTOP

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota pork processing plant will partially reopen Monday after shuttering for more than two weeks because of a coronavirus ou [...] Read full article: Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plan...→

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

Smithfield Foods asked about 250 employees to report to the plant on Monday to staff two departments — ground seasoned pork and night cleanup, according to the [...] Read full article: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will ...→

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at an Indiana Tyson Foods pork processing plant have tested positive for the coronavirus, a report said. The meat processing facility in Log [...] Read full article: Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork...→

Pork producer says it needs flexibility on virus guidelines

The world's largest pork producer told a judge in Missouri on Thursday that it was working as quickly as it can to comply with federal guidelines that seek to [...] Read full article: Pork producer says it needs flexibility ...→

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that a coronavirus testing site would be opened at Perdue Stadium on the state’s Eastern Shore in response to out [...] Read full article: Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks says its global sales plunged in the first three months of the year as coronavirus-related shutdowns crippled its global operations Read full article: Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples g...→

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

The JBS Packerland plant employs more than 1,200 people and feeds nearly 3.2 million people per day, the company said. Employees will be paid during the closur [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef...→

Smithfield idles western Illinois pork plant over virus | WTOP

A western Illinois pork-processing plant is suspending operations after some of its employees contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield idles western Illinois pork p...→

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

More than 180 infections have been linked to the plant and officials expect that number to dramatically rise. Testing of its 2,800 workers is expected to begin [...] Read full article: Tyson idles its largest pork plant after...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

JBS processes 20,000 hogs each day, so sitting idle will certainly have a huge economic impact for the region. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Po...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

JBS USA operates more than 60 meat, poultry and prepared foods facilities across the United States. Worthington's facility is the third plant to temporarily cl [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's ...→

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Workers there tell CBS News they felt pressured to stay on the job — even after getting sick at the facility. Read full article: Health officials visit coronavirus hotsp...→

Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission to resume full operations

Though employees say the plant has resumed vehicle assembly, Alameda county officials said the factory can reopen next week if the automaker adopts some additi [...] Read full article: Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission ...→

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

The USG plant in Cloquet, Minnesota, has temporarily suspended operations after two workers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant S...→

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

The judge noted that since the president issued an executive order on meatpacking plants, it's up to the executive branch to monitor safety, not the courts. Read full article: Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safe...→

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

A man at the center of one of the state's worst COVID-19 outbreaks says he feels safe enough to go back to work. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

The Smithfield sausage-making plant in St. Charles has been allowed to resume limited production, after the death of an employee due to COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited...→

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Food plant in Indiana have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - a massive hike in cases in less than a week.WISH-TV r [...] Read full article: One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyso...→

3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork plant | MinnPost

Plus: Minnesota AG settles with egg company over price gouging; Republicans endorse candidate for Fifth District U.S. House seat; commerce commissioner asks ho [...] Read full article: 3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork pl...→

State, congressional leaders pledge to quickly reopen Worthington pork plant where 26 tested positive for COVID-19 | MinnPost

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District who chairs the House’s Agriculture Committee, said a task force that includes [...] Read full article: State, congressional leaders pledge to q...→

Worthington pork plant workers on conditions that led to COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Sen. Housley calls on Gov. Walz to test more in long-term care facilities; Izzy's closes its St. Paul shop; Minnesota Book Award winners announced; Best [...] Read full article: Worthington pork plant workers on condit...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

The livestock at the JBS processing plant were being sent back to farmers for them to dispose of, the association said. JBS makes up four percent of the countr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In W...→

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun to euthanize pigs following coronavirus closures at pork plants, and hundreds of thousands more healthy hogs could meet the sa [...] Read full article: Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthani...→

The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame resumes amid virus

- Repair work at the Notre Dame Cathedral is being made virus-safe.... - Opposition group in Serbia calls for daily noisy protests. Read full article: The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame re...→

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Jennie-O Turkey Store announced it will be temporarily pausing operations at both of its facilities in Willmar, Minnesota due to COVID-19 concerns. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Pla...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

Some workers at a Kraft Heinz facility in western Michigan are in self-quarantine after two tested positive for COVID-19 and three more are presumed to have th [...] Read full article: 2 workers in Michigan food plant test po...→

JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefinitely after COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Cub adds 24-hour store hours amid high grocery demand; Minneapolis Park Board will keep Lake Harriet Parkway closed to vehicles another week; red flag fi [...] Read full article: JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefi...→

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

There have been 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the JBS pork plant in Worthington, Minn., according to UFCW Local 663, the union representing workers at the [...] Read full article: 19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork p...→

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant County

The Census Bureau will deliver 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires at the front doors of roughly 5.1 million stateside households and in Denton Co [...] Read full article: U.S. Census Bureau Resumes Field Operati...→

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus Hurts Search for Buyer

Pier 1 Imports Inc. said it would seek bankruptcy court approval to wind down its retail operations after the coronavirus pandemic made it difficult for the U. [...] Read full article: Pier 1 to Wind Down Operations as Virus ...→

Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission to resume full operations

Though employees say the plant has resumed vehicle assembly, Alameda county officials said the factory can reopen next week if the automaker adopts some additi [...] Read full article: Tesla plant buzzing ahead of permission ...→

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

Indiana pork plant resumes operations after 2-week closure

A pork processing plant in north-central Indiana has resumed limited production, two weeks after company officials temporarily suspended operations amid the co [...] Read full article: Indiana pork plant resumes operations af...→

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant Suspends Operations After 2 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

The USG plant in Cloquet, Minnesota, has temporarily suspended operations after two workers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Cloquet's USG Plant S...→

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safety at Smithfield pork plant

The judge noted that since the president issued an executive order on meatpacking plants, it's up to the executive branch to monitor safety, not the courts. Read full article: Judge dismisses lawsuit over worker safe...→

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Plant; Mich. Sees Record Turnout With Mail-in Voting

As governors across the U.S. reopen their states, new analyses released Tuesday bring into question the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the e [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Tyson Reopens Iowa Pla...→

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After Outbreak

A man at the center of one of the state's worst COVID-19 outbreaks says he feels safe enough to go back to work. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker...→

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plant, all asymptomatic, test positive for coronavirus

Triumph Foods, in St. Joseph, had begun to implement companywide testing of its asymptomatic employees in late April Read full article: Nearly 400 workers at Missouri pork plan...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operations at AK Steel Dearborn plant

The AK Steel – Dearborn Works will shut down operations later this year, according to a WARN notice filed with the State of Michigan. Read full article: Cleveland-Cliffs shutting down operation...→

Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday | WTOP

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota pork processing plant will partially reopen Monday after shuttering for more than two weeks because of a coronavirus ou [...] Read full article: Union: South Dakota Smithfield pork plan...→

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday, union says

Smithfield Foods asked about 250 employees to report to the plant on Monday to staff two departments — ground seasoned pork and night cleanup, according to the [...] Read full article: South Dakota Smithfield pork plant will ...→

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited work; one worker died of COVID-19

The Smithfield sausage-making plant in St. Charles has been allowed to resume limited production, after the death of an employee due to COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield sausage plant resumes limited...→

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork plant test positive for coronavirus

Nearly 900 workers at an Indiana Tyson Foods pork processing plant have tested positive for the coronavirus, a report said. The meat processing facility in Log [...] Read full article: Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Foods pork...→

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyson Pork Processing Plant

Nearly 900 workers at a Tyson Food plant in Indiana have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - a massive hike in cases in less than a week.WISH-TV r [...] Read full article: One-Week Spike In COVID-19 Cases At Tyso...→

Pork producer says it needs flexibility on virus guidelines

The world's largest pork producer told a judge in Missouri on Thursday that it was working as quickly as it can to comply with federal guidelines that seek to [...] Read full article: Pork producer says it needs flexibility ...→

3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork plant | MinnPost

Plus: Minnesota AG settles with egg company over price gouging; Republicans endorse candidate for Fifth District U.S. House seat; commerce commissioner asks ho [...] Read full article: 3,000 pigs killed at Worthington pork pl...→

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions Taken Due to Virus

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that a coronavirus testing site would be opened at Perdue Stadium on the state’s Eastern Shore in response to out [...] Read full article: Maryland Governor: Poultry Plant Actions...→

State, congressional leaders pledge to quickly reopen Worthington pork plant where 26 tested positive for COVID-19 | MinnPost

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District who chairs the House’s Agriculture Committee, said a task force that includes [...] Read full article: State, congressional leaders pledge to q...→

Worthington pork plant workers on conditions that led to COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Sen. Housley calls on Gov. Walz to test more in long-term care facilities; Izzy's closes its St. Paul shop; Minnesota Book Award winners announced; Best [...] Read full article: Worthington pork plant workers on condit...→

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Worthington, Home Of A JBS Plant, Day After POTUS Orders Meat Processing Plants To Stay Open

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is visiting Worthington, home of the JBS meat processing plant, a day after President Donald Trump ordered all meat plants stay open. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Walz Visits Wort...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 Pigs

The livestock at the JBS processing plant were being sent back to farmers for them to dispose of, the association said. JBS makes up four percent of the countr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In W...→

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks says its global sales plunged in the first three months of the year as coronavirus-related shutdowns crippled its global operations Read full article: Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples g...→

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthanizing pigs after pork plant closures. Perhaps 200,000 hogs per week are at risk.

Minnesota hog farmers have begun to euthanize pigs following coronavirus closures at pork plants, and hundreds of thousands more healthy hogs could meet the sa [...] Read full article: Minnesota hog farmers have begun euthani...→

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef Plant Closing Over Virus Infections

The JBS Packerland plant employs more than 1,200 people and feeds nearly 3.2 million people per day, the company said. Employees will be paid during the closur [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Green Bay Beef...→

The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame resumes amid virus

- Repair work at the Notre Dame Cathedral is being made virus-safe.... - Opposition group in Serbia calls for daily noisy protests. Read full article: The Latest: Repair work at Notre Dame re...→

Smithfield idles western Illinois pork plant over virus | WTOP

A western Illinois pork-processing plant is suspending operations after some of its employees contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Smithfield idles western Illinois pork p...→

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Plant In Willmar To Temporarily Pause Operations

Jennie-O Turkey Store announced it will be temporarily pausing operations at both of its facilities in Willmar, Minnesota due to COVID-19 concerns. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Jennie-O Turkey Pla...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

More than 180 infections have been linked to the plant and officials expect that number to dramatically rise. Testing of its 2,800 workers is expected to begin [...] Read full article: Tyson idles its largest pork plant after...→

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

2 workers in Michigan food plant test positive for virus

Some workers at a Kraft Heinz facility in western Michigan are in self-quarantine after two tested positive for COVID-19 and three more are presumed to have th [...] Read full article: 2 workers in Michigan food plant test po...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing Coronavirus Cases

JBS processes 20,000 hogs each day, so sitting idle will certainly have a huge economic impact for the region. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Po...→

JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefinitely after COVID-19 outbreak | MinnPost

Plus: Cub adds 24-hour store hours amid high grocery demand; Minneapolis Park Board will keep Lake Harriet Parkway closed to vehicles another week; red flag fi [...] Read full article: JBS closes Worthington pork plant indefi...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

JBS USA operates more than 60 meat, poultry and prepared foods facilities across the United States. Worthington's facility is the third plant to temporarily cl [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's ...→

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork plant in Worthington

There have been 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the JBS pork plant in Worthington, Minn., according to UFCW Local 663, the union representing workers at the [...] Read full article: 19 coronavirus cases confirmed at pork p...→

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Health officials visit coronavirus hotspot at Smithfield pork plant in South Dakota

Workers there tell CBS News they felt pressured to stay on the job — even after getting sick at the facility. Read full article: Health officials visit coronavirus hotsp...→