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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One of the state’s largest pork processing plants will reopen this week.

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At least 350 workers at the JBS plant in Worthington have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Wednesday’s reopening is part of President Donald Trump’s executive order mandating meat processing plants stay open during the pandemic.

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JBS meatpacking facility in Worthington (credit: CBS)

Matt Utecht, president JBS’s union UFCW Local 663, says the plant will have new safety precautions, including limiting contact between employees and more disinfecting throughout the building.

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