Meat Producer JBS Hit By Cyberattack, Worthington Plant Closes For The DayA cyberattack could have a serious ripple effect, all the way to your wallet.
JBS Pork Plant Among Meat Packing Plants Facing Scrutiny From OSHA, Congress, For COVID OutbreaksAt one point this past spring, nearly half of JBS’s 2,000 workers in Worthington tested positive for COVID-19. By summer, the company had made major changes directing employee’s movements and keeping them separated in a typically crowded workspace.
Union Representing Minnesota Meatpacking Plants Speaks Out Against OpeningThe union representing hundreds of meatpacking workers in Minnesota says there are still safety issues at plants that reopened last week.
Coronavirus In MN: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Partially Reopens, Operations Expected To ‘Normalize Over Time’Worthington’s JBS pork processing plant has partially reopened Wednesday with normal operations expected to return over time.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nobles County Reaches 866 Known Cases Of COVID-19, Most Traced To JBS Pork PlantNo where in Minnesota are there more COVID-19 cases per capita than in southwestern Minnesota's Nobles County.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: JBS Plant In Worthington Euthanizes About 3,000 PigsThe 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 country’s pork supply.
Unions Voice Concerns After Trump's Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants OpenPresident Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday evening to keep meat processing plants open via the Defense Production Act.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 200K Pigs May Be Put Down Due To Processing Plant ClosuresThe closure of several Midwest pork processing plants is forcing hog farmers to make tough decisions in the days ahead.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Comfrey Farm Prime Pork In Windom Temporarily ClosesComfrey Farm Prime Pork in Windom has temporarily closed after at least one employee was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington Pork Plant Idled By Growing COVID-19 CasesJBS processes 20,000 hogs each day, so sitting idle will certainly have a huge economic impact for the region.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Closes Indefinitely After 2 Dozen Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19JBS USA operates more than 60 meat, poultry and prepared foods facilities across the United States. Worthington's facility is the third plant to temporarily close.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 23 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In County With Pork PlantThe JBS pork plant is located in the Nobles County city of Worthington.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz's Executive Order Reopens Some Outdoor Activities, Including Golf CoursesHowever, the Governor’s order still maintains that citizens travel close to home.