MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One of the state’s largest pork processing plants will reopen this week.READ MORE: Hundreds Gather At Brooklyn Center Police Dept. For 2nd Night Of Daunte Wright Protests
At least 350 workers at the JBS plant in Worthington have tested positive for COVID-19.Daunte Wright Killing: How Does An Officer Confuse Their Taser For A Gun?
Wednesday’s reopening is part of President Donald Trump’s executive order mandating meat processing plants stay open during the pandemic.
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.'He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For Vigil
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