Smithfield Foods Faces Fine for Not Protecting Workers From COVID-19

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Companies facing a Corona virus related fine federal regulators site Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the Corona virus at its slaughterhouse in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. That makes Smithfield the first major US meatpacker to face a fine After covert outbreaks infected thousands of workers this spring and caused meet shortages. OSHA wants to find Smithfield nearly 13.5 $1000 the maximum allowed, the Virginia based company says it will contest the citation and the fine. Nearly 1300 workers got sick of the Smithfield plant in Sioux Falls this past spring. Four of them died. Paris Hilton

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