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  • Workers in Iowa meat industry fear returning to processing

    The Tyson pork processing plant, temporarily closed due to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Waterloo, Iowa [Brenna Norman/Reuters] [Reuters] Major meatpacking plants in the Iowa cities of...

  • Meat and Poultry Plants Iowa Department of Agriculture

    21 行· Meat and Poultry Plant Class Legend. Plant Class codes are defined below and explain what

  • Tyson Pork Plant In Iowa Shuts After Hundreds Of Workers

    Smithfield Foods recently resumed operations at its largest pork processing plant, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, near Iowa’s border, after it was closed for nearly a month. JBS reopened a pork processing plant across the Iowa border in Minnesota. A HuffPost Guide To Coronavirus Stay up to date with our live blog as we cover the COVID-19 pandemic

  • It's time: Tyson reopens meat processing plant in Iowa

    At the White House, Reynolds noted the meatpacking plants in Iowa had outbreaks of the virus, which shut down production. The Reynolds administration announced Tuesday that more than 1,600 workers at four Iowa meat packing plants had tested positive for the coronavirus.

  • COVID and meat-packing: The view from inside a Iowa

    Tyson’s Waterloo operation is one of about 20slaughterhouses and meat-processing plants industry-wide that have shut down across the country as nearly 5,000 employeeshave been diagnosed with the...

  • Meat processing plants across the US are closing due to

    26.04.2020· Concerns about the US food chain supply made their way into the mainstream this week, as more meat processing and packaging plants suspend

  • It's time: Tyson reopens meat processing plant in Iowa

    At the White House, Reynolds noted the meatpacking plants in Iowa had outbreaks of the virus, which shut down production. The Reynolds administration announced Tuesday that more than 1,600 workers at four Iowa meat packing plants had tested positive for the coronavirus.

  • Meat plant workers to Trump: Employees aren't going to

    29.04.2020· Meat processing plant workers are concerned about President Donald Trump's executive order that compels plants to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Tyson meat plant in Storm Lake to Des Moines Register

    In addition to the Tyson plants, closures have hit Smithfield Foods, which resumed operations at its largest pork processing plant, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, near Iowa's border, after closing...

  • Iowa confirms another packing plant outbreak, crosses

    DES MOINES — State public health officials on Thursday confirmed another outbreak at a meat processing plant, and the state’s agriculture secretary said those outbreaks continue to wreak havoc on

  • Iowa Guard to aid meat-plant virus sweeps

    21.04.2020· April 21, 2020 at 1:47 a.m. Hundreds of National Guard personnel are being deployed in Iowa as coronavirus hits meat-processing plants in a state that accounts for about a

  • Iowa Beef Plant Suspends Operations After Workers Get

    TAMA, Iowa (AP) — A beef processing plant in one of Iowa’s coronavirus hot spots has suspended production after several workers have become infected. National Beef announced that its Iowa Premium plant in Tama will be idled until April 20. The company said numerous employees had contracted COVID-19 and others were exhibiting flu-like symptoms.

  • Iowa COVID-19 Spike Linked to Meat Processing Plants

    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is refusing to issue an executive order to shut down meat processing plants despite the largest single-day spike taking place on April 19. Of the state's 389 cases on Sunday, 67% of those were attributed to two meat processing plants in the state. According to local news reports, state officials are citing scaled-up surveillance testing at the processing facilities

  • Meat processing plants across the US are closing due to

    26.04.2020· Concerns about the US food chain supply made their way into the mainstream this week, as more meat processing and packaging plants suspend

  • COVID-19 Detected At Meat Processing Plants In 19 U.S

    04.05.2020· Even though Iowa has only reported infections at two facilities, they have the highest rate of COVID-19 in the CDC's report at 18.2% of their staff totals. South Dakota's affected meat processing...

  • Meatpacking plants: COVID may force choice of worker

    22.04.2020· While Iowa has 23 major meat processing plants, four states have more: Arkansas (33), Georgia (32), Texas (32), and North Carolina (24). Texas Department of State Health Services spokeswoman Lara...