USDA Rejects Request For Faster Pork Slaughterhouse SpeedsThe USDA announced Wednesday evening it would enforce a Minnesota judge's order issued in March.
Coronavirus In MN: Pilgram's Pride Poultry Workers Fear For Their Health After Being Called Back To WorkWorkers who have tested positive for COVID-19 are demanding changes at a Stearns County poultry processing plant.
Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After OutbreakA man at the center of one of the state's worst COVID-19 outbreaks says he feels safe enough to go back to work.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz, Congressmen Visit Worthington To Talk Safe Reopening Of Pork PlantGov. Tim Walz and members of Congress gathered at the JBS plant in Worthington Wednesday to discuss the crisis that's forced one of the nation's largest pork producing plants to shut down.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Trump Signs Executive Order To Keep Meat Processing Plants OpenThe order will use the Defense Production Act to classify meat processing as a critical industry to ensure that production plants stay open.
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: 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.