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It’s unlikely that COVID-19 could spread through packaged meat, but that’s not stopping China from suspending exports from a Tyson plant in Arkansas

Chinese customs officials have suspended imports from a Tyson Foods plant in Arkansas. The ban comes days after Tyson Foods announced that over 400 of its Arkansas-based workers contracted COVID-19. However, the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention currently say there is “no evidence to suggest that handling […]
It’s unlikely that COVID-19 could spread through packaged meat, but that’s not stopping China from suspending exports from a Tyson plant in Arkansas
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Meet the billionaire family behind Tyson Foods, the $42 billion meat company that’s been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks at its plants and is warning of a meat shortage

Meat processing company Tyson Foods has temporarily closed several of its plants across the US in April and May due to coronavirus outbreaks. At least 4,585 cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths have been linked to Tyson Foods, according to a Business Insider analysis. The Arkansas-based company, which owns brands […]
Meet the billionaire family behind Tyson Foods, the $42 billion meat company that’s been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks at its plants and is warning of a meat shortage
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Nearly 200 COVID-19 cases force Tyson Foods to ‘indefinitely suspend’ operations at its pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, but the city’s mayor says this move came ‘too late’

Meat supplier Tyson Foods, Inc. decided on Wednesday to “indefinitely suspend” operations at its pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, which has been blamed for a large COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly 200 people have tested positive for coronavirus, and others, scared of contracting the disease, have been staying home. The closure […]
Nearly 200 COVID-19 cases force Tyson Foods to ‘indefinitely suspend’ operations at its pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, but the city’s mayor says this move came ‘too late’
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Nearly 40,000 pounds of chicken are being recalled after food inspectors warn that the meat may be contaminated with ‘extraneous materials’

Nearly 40,000 pounds’ worth of chicken has been recalled by US food inspectors. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a recall on Thursday advising customers to throw out Weaver frozen chicken breast patties after finding that they may be contaminated with “extraneous materials.” The US […]
Nearly 40,000 pounds of chicken are being recalled after food inspectors warn that the meat may be contaminated with ‘extraneous materials’