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

San Diego's Morning News with Ted and LaDona

00:41 sec | 7 months ago

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

"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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Smithfield Foods pork plant faces OSHA fine from outbreak

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:25 sec | 7 months ago

Smithfield Foods pork plant faces OSHA fine from outbreak

"The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited pork producer Smithfield Foods in South Dakota for failing to protect workers from Corona virus exposure. OSHA's proposing a penalty of more than $13,000. That's the maximum allowed by law. The Sioux Falls plant was the site of a Corona virus outbreak In April, nearly 1300 workers contracted covert 19 and four employees there died.

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4 workers at Smithfield plant die; feds fine company $13,494

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:21 sec | 7 months ago

4 workers at Smithfield plant die; feds fine company $13,494

"Federal regulators have cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect workers from exposure to the Corona virus at the company's plant in Sioux Falls. That was an early hot spot for virus infections that hobbled American meatpacking plants. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found employees were working closely together and exposed to Cove in 19.

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As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

News and Perspective with Tom Hutyler

00:33 sec | 1 year ago

As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

"Money now president trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died but a Reuters analysis of government data show plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U. S. consumers face shortages while pork supplies tightened by about forty percent since mid March shipments of U. S. pork to China more than quadrupled over the same period according to agriculture department data Smithfield foods which China's W. age group bought for four point seven billion dollars in two thousand thirteen was the biggest U. S. exporter to China from January to

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Judge dismisses Missouri lawsuit over meat worker safety

Morning Edition

00:19 sec | 1 year ago

Judge dismisses Missouri lawsuit over meat worker safety

"A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a meat packing facility in Missouri workers had sued alleging the Smithfield foods pork plant was not keeping working conditions safe the judge ruled that the issue needs to be addressed by the federal government's occupational safety and health administration or

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

14:50 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of employees at the Smithfield foods meat packing facility in Missouri who accused the company of not doing enough to protect workers from the corona virus the workers at Smithfield's pork processing plant in Milan Missouri had sought a court injunction requiring the plant to abide by federal guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of covert 19 but U. S. district judge Greg Kays ruled the occupational safety and health administration not the courts has oversight responsibility for how the plant and here's to federal guidance an attorney for the workers would not rule out an appeal but said the lawsuit had already prompted several changes at the plant including better spacing of employees additional cleaning and sanitizing and an improved sick leave policy that means workers won't feel obligated to come to work if they have corona virus symptoms I'm Ben Thomas

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Lawsuit on behalf of Missouri meat plant workers dismissed

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 1 year ago

Lawsuit on behalf of Missouri meat plant workers dismissed

"A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of employees at the Smithfield foods meat packing facility in Missouri who accused the company of not doing enough to protect workers from the corona virus the workers at Smithfield's pork processing plant in Milan Missouri had sought a court injunction requiring the plant to abide by federal guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of covert nineteen but U. S. district judge Greg Kays ruled the occupational safety and health administration not the courts has oversight responsibility for how the plant and here's to federal guidance an attorney for the workers would not rule out an appeal but said the lawsuit had already prompted several changes at the plant including better spacing of employees additional cleaning and sanitizing and an improved sick leave policy that means workers won't feel obligated to come to work if they have corona virus symptoms I'm Ben Thomas

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Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday: Union

Eric Metaxas

00:20 sec | 1 year ago

Smithfield pork plant will reopen Monday: Union

"R. union representing employees at a South Dakota pork processing plant say it'll partially reopened Monday after shuttering more than two weeks ago because of the corona virus and and and and Dr hundreds of employees that were infected some two hundred fifty workers have been asked to report back to the Smithfield foods plant the staff to departments ground seasoned pork and night

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As meatpacking plants shut down due to COVID-19 outbreaks, the supply chain may be in danger

Pacifica Evening News

01:03 min | 1 year ago

As meatpacking plants shut down due to COVID-19 outbreaks, the supply chain may be in danger

"United food and commercial workers International Union which represents one point three million food and retail workers said today that twenty U. S. food processing and meat packing union workers in the US have died of the virus an estimated sixty five hundred are sick or have been exposed to the virus while working near someone who tested positive the order comes after industry leaders warned that consumers could see meet shortages in a matter of days because of the virus which is for some of the largest plants to close and others to slow production two of the nation's biggest pork processing plants are currently closed meat processing giant Tyson foods suspended operations at its plant in Waterloo Iowa and Smithfield foods halted production at its plant in Sioux falls South Dakota the fifteen largest pork packing plants account for sixty percent of all the pork processed in the

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"Food supply chain is breaking," Tyson Foods chairman warns

Mornings on the Mall with Brian Wilson

02:34 min | 1 year ago

"Food supply chain is breaking," Tyson Foods chairman warns

"Let's talk about what could be coming with corona viruses already an impact being felt at the nation's meat Packers the nation's slaughterhouses as people work sh you know elbow to elbow packing at these meat plants and in some cases have been beset by rampant corona virus spread leading some of these meat plants and meat processing locations to shut down Smithfield foods has closed down for factories because of corona virus one of the nation's biggest meat producers and Americans that Bloomberg reports are on quote the cusp of a meat shortage with food chain breaking down now as I get into this story note that it is filled with euphemisms for what is ultimately the slaughter of animals they use a variety of phrases to explain what's going to have to be done with all of these excess animals that cannot actually be processed and slaughtered because the the actual infrastructure itself is breaking down with with meat workers out of work given the fact the crown of iris is spreading and they can't safely do their jobs in those conditions so here's what's what's going on Bloomberg news quote the current virus pandemic is pushing the food supply chain to its limits plant shutdowns are leaving Americans dangerously close to sing meet shortages at grocery stores meanwhile farmers are facing the likely calling of millions of animals and mass burial graves could soon be dog across the heartland quote the food supply chain is breaking said John Tyson that would be the chairman of Tyson foods incorporated the biggest U. S. meat company they say that the outbreaks are forcing the closure some of the country's biggest slaughter houses this means that's those are tens of thousands of animals in a process every day and the plants as their shattered producers are left with no where to sell their livestock is forcing farmers they say quote to make gut wrenching decisions dispose of their animals the situation so severe the U. S. government itself is setting up a center partly to assist on quote depopulation and disposal methods here that for that one D. population that's all well and but it involves animals this time not people quote millions of pounds of meat will disappear Tyson said in a blog post on the company's website and they said that they are both meet shortages and a serious food waste

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Workers Sue Smithfield Foods, Allege Conditions Put Them At Risk For COVID-19

The Takeaway

00:56 sec | 1 year ago

Workers Sue Smithfield Foods, Allege Conditions Put Them At Risk For COVID-19

"Smithfield foods workers are suing the company over conditions at one of its meat processing plants in Missouri so busty young Martinez Valle de via from member station K. B. I. A. has an update the suit alleges workers at the Missouri plant are being forced to work in cramped environments without enough protective equipment putting them at risk of contracting cove in nineteen workers say production speed has increased since a covert nineteen outbreak shut down a major Smithfield plains South Dakota David Moore asking is one of the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in the suit all we want all we're asking for is it for today aggressively defend its workers right if they do that our claims go away in a statement Smithfield denies the allegations and says it looks forward to defending itself in court Smithfield is that it will pay any worker that has to quarantine up to fourteen days if they test positive for the virus the suit seeks an injunction to force Smithfield the change the speed of production and calls for testing and tracing protocol for

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1 in 5 Florida COVID-19 deaths are residents of elder care

This Morning - America's First News with Gordon Deal

00:46 sec | 1 year ago

1 in 5 Florida COVID-19 deaths are residents of elder care

"The nationwide covered nineteen death tolls approaching fifty thousand people and at least one fifth of the deaths were residents of nursing homes and long term care facilities more than ten thousand deaths attributed to nursing homes and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says that trend is evident in his city seventy four percent of the victims who have died in Los Angeles from covert nineteen are sixty five and older and more than thirty percent of all of our debts to residents of long term care facilities one of the nation's largest hot spots a Smithfield foods meat packing plant in South Dakota where about eight hundred workers have tested positive that plants closed the CDC is recommending Smithfield find a way to work past language barriers and to implement a strict social distancing policy there

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

New Jersey 101.5

03:26 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

"The centers for disease control and prevention is recommending operators of a South Dakota meat packing plant were about eight hundred workers contracted corona virus now implement a strict social distancing policy and find ways to overcome language barriers in a memo released Thursday specifically addresses the situation at the Smithfield foods plant in Sioux falls but it may also give an indication of the broader recommendations the agency is working on for meat processing plants nationwide

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CDC report on Smithfield Foods highlights communication breakdowns

New Jersey First News With Eric Scott

00:28 sec | 1 year ago

CDC report on Smithfield Foods highlights communication breakdowns

"The centers for disease control and prevention is recommending operators of a South Dakota meat packing plant were about eight hundred workers contracted corona virus now implement a strict social distancing policy and find ways to overcome language barriers in a memo released Thursday specifically addresses the situation at the Smithfield foods plant in Sioux falls but it may also give an indication of the broader recommendations the agency is working on for meat processing plants nationwide

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Tyson Foods closing large pork plant in Iowa after outbreak

Eric Harley and Gary McNamara

00:40 sec | 1 year ago

Tyson Foods closing large pork plant in Iowa after outbreak

"Tyson foods has suspended operations at and I will plant critical to the U. S. pork supply the plate is blamed for fueling a massive corona virus outbreak in the region more than a hundred eighty infections have been linked to the plant which processes nearly twenty thousand hogs per day nearly four percent of U. S. pork processing several meat packing plants were social distancing is rare have closed including a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota the GBS plant in Minnesota a redwood farms facility in Iowa an estimated twenty five percent of U. S. pork processors have been closed over the past two days according to a Kerns and associates economist based in Ames

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Food supply fears rise as virus forces processing plants to close

Chris Krok

00:40 sec | 1 year ago

Food supply fears rise as virus forces processing plants to close

"Tyson foods had suspended operations at an Iowa plant critical to the U. S. pork supplies the plan is blamed for fueling a massive corona virus outbreak in the region more than a hundred eighty infections have been linked to the plant which processes nearly twenty thousand hogs per day nearly four percent of U. S. pork processing several meat packing plants were social distancing is rare have closed including a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota the GBS plant in Minnesota a redwood farms facility in Iowa an estimated twenty five percent of U. S. pork processors have been closed over the past two days according to a Kerns and associates economist based in

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Coronavirus cases found in at least 17 meat processing plants across U.S.

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:48 min | 1 year ago

Coronavirus cases found in at least 17 meat processing plants across U.S.

"CBS news has confirmed Kobe cases in at least seventeen meat processing plants in ten states thirteen of which have temporarily closed or operating at reduced capacity but the closest come too late for some families seventy eight year old sell Sanchez who worked at the now closed JBS meatpacking plant in Colorado died from coronavirus Augustine Rodriguez an employee at the Smithfield foods pork processing plant in South Dakota also succumbed to the virus another Smithfield worker who's infected and asked not to be named told us he wasn't given a facemask until three weeks after the plant's first case he now fears for his pregnant wife yeah I'm really scared I just worry about my what I should do my baby despite the outbreaks the governor of Iowa says shutting down plants would hurt farmers and the national food supply chain we are the largest hog producer in the country and it would be devastating not only for the food supply but for the cost of food going forward Ben Lewiston who helps run the institute for agriculture and trade policy says companies can reduce production to make the plants safer for employees regularly in the US we produce way more than we can consume nearly a third of US for production is for export so we can slow down our production actor workers make sure there's enough me for U. S. concerns we reached out to Smithfield foods to find out when exactly this sort of providing masks to their employees but we haven't heard back now both Iowa and South Dakota have not issued state sanctioned state home orders even though the opposite these facilities are already impacting communities the CDC says that there's currently no evidence that corona virus can spread through

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Smithfield to Close More Pork Plants

America's Truckin' Network

02:51 min | 1 year ago

Smithfield to Close More Pork Plants

"People are trying to get the latest news apparently so again sunny produces with this news please do not panic because the headline is Smithfield foods they of course shuttered one of the big pork plants a few days ago they have now shuttered two more word processing plants or will do so here in the next day or so just a few days after announcing they will close their shoe falls plant one of the nation's largest because a number of employees were testing positive for the virus officials said the Missouri facility was forced to close because they could only operate by getting pork supplies from the South Dakota plains our country is blessed with abundant livestock supplies but the processing facilities are kind of a bottleneck in the food chain and for the security of our nation I can't understate how critical it is for our industry to continue to operate on a bigoted concern is been mounting about the possibility of now the outbreak could meet facilities according to one source also the closures are expected to cut meat supplies even further for grocers and again drop more business for the farmers around the country right now beef chicken and pork plants have been closing because of workers contracting the virus or in some cases just stay in front of home from work because they they don't want to get the virus they're scared now to keep workers motivated to processing companies like Smithfield Tyson foods Cargill JBS holdings I have all offered bonuses while promising to promote the social distancing thing at work and that's where the agriculture secretary I guess after that announcement just let me assure the American people we have plenty of food in this country the the bare store shelves that you may see in some cities it is a demand issue not a supply issue it's taken us a few days for food companies to address that kind of a misalignment in distribution as restaurants close in more food is being sold through the grocery stores obviously of course the Sunday shut down of the of the Smithfield pork processing facility got attention and fresh attention voted disruptions in food supplies yeah shoppers at times as you've noticed probably yourself of experience shortages of varying staples such as eggs milk and toilet paper

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

15:50 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"The trump administration says despite the closure of a pork processing plant in South Dakota and a number of beef producers around the country people shouldn't worry about food shortages agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you the American food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington secretary Smithfield foods Merican Sioux falls 5 percent
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington secretary Smithfield foods Merican Sioux falls 5 percent
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington secretary Smithfield foods Merican Sioux falls 5 percent
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington secretary Smithfield foods Merican Sioux falls 5 percent
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:31 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than 500 workers are infected with cope with 19 American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about 5 percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

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South Dakota COVID cases top 1,100; meat plant worker dies

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 1 year ago

South Dakota COVID cases top 1,100; meat plant worker dies

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than five hundred workers are infected with cope with nineteen American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about five percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington Secretary Smithfield Foods Merican Sioux Falls
South Dakota COVID cases top 1,100; meat plant worker dies

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 1 year ago

South Dakota COVID cases top 1,100; meat plant worker dies

"Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue we have plenty of food for all of our citizens noting the closure of a Smithfield foods plant in South Dakota where more than five hundred workers are infected with cope with nineteen American to be you might be worried about access to good food because of this I want to assure you that Merican food supply is strong resilient and say but some economists say there could be meet shortages even the C. E. O. of Smithfield says the closure of the Sioux falls plant which produces about five percent of the nation's pork products is pushing the country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply Jackie Quinn Washington

Sonny Perdue South Dakota Smithfield Jackie Quinn Washington Secretary Smithfield Foods Merican Sioux Falls
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:18 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"The virus is forced the closure of a Smithfield foods pork facility in Sioux falls South Dakota we're nearly 10 percent of the plants 3700 workers tested positive for Kobe at 19 hundreds of other workers have been sickened at meet facilities in Pennsylvania Mississippi Colorado and other places workers stand shoulder to shoulder at meat processing plants and then crowd into locker rooms with no social distancing right now there's a significant amount of meat in cold storage and with many restaurants closed their orders can be shifted to grocery stores but experts warn if 4 or 5 big plants are closed for 2 weeks that could spell supply trouble I'm Jackie Quinn

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:18 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"The virus is forced the closure of a Smithfield foods pork facility in Sioux falls South Dakota we're nearly 10 percent of the plants 3700 workers tested positive for Kobe at 19 hundreds of other workers have been sickened at meet facilities in Pennsylvania Mississippi Colorado and other places workers stand shoulder to shoulder at meat processing plants and then crowd into locker rooms with no social distancing right now there's a significant amount of meat in cold storage and with many restaurants closed their orders can be shifted to grocery stores but experts warn if 4 or 5 big plants are closed for 2 weeks that could spell supply trouble I'm Jackie Quinn

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:18 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"The virus is forced the closure of a Smithfield foods pork facility in Sioux falls South Dakota we're nearly 10 percent of the plants 3700 workers tested positive for Kobe at 19 hundreds of other workers have been sickened at meet facilities in Pennsylvania Mississippi Colorado and other places workers stand shoulder to shoulder at meat processing plants and then crowd into locker rooms with no social distancing right now there's a significant amount of meat in cold storage and with many restaurants closed their orders can be shifted to grocery stores but experts warn if 4 or 5 big plants are closed for 2 weeks that could spell supply trouble I'm Jackie Quinn

Sioux South Dakota Kobe Pennsylvania Mississippi Color Jackie Quinn Smithfield foods 10 percent 2 weeks
"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

AP News

12:18 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on AP News

"The virus is forced the closure of a Smithfield foods pork facility in Sioux falls South Dakota we're nearly 10 percent of the plants 3700 workers tested positive for Kobe at 19 hundreds of other workers have been sickened at meet facilities in Pennsylvania Mississippi Colorado and other places workers stand shoulder to shoulder at meat processing plants and then crowd into locker rooms with no social distancing right now there's a significant amount of meat in cold storage and with many restaurants closed their orders can be shifted to grocery stores but experts warn if 4 or 5 big plants are closed for 2 weeks that could spell supply trouble I'm Jackie Quinn

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:25 min | 1 year ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on KCRW

"The activists give the pigs water with bottles or handle pumps this time some put them on this now Thomas is doing a double shake their expressions are very human like and they're very like they they're scared you can view the playoff together just like trying to comfort each other two minutes that is really flat the truck driver signals the activists in fades into the slaughter house Smithfield foods the owner the farmer John slaughter house is cool with all this they see the demonstrations don't impact from Johns production process or their ability to serve customers but that doesn't mean everyone likes the activists I've been out here when there is not a police presence and the drivers have tried to run us over and they split does odd they've called us names a lot of them don't know what's going on it'll be their first time and we have to clean and that we're not against you like we don't want to fight with you we're not trying to get run over by your track we're just trying to increase awareness we're not trying to take away their job we just want them to you chances are that's not a lie if their tone is selling compassion not the shock and horror some animal rights activists have been known for no dousing fake blood on someone or themselves we're not here to fight with anybody you know we're not here to storm into the slaughter house we're just here to raise awareness because we're hoping if we raise enough awareness with enough people that this will stop maybe it's working at least with consumers Smithfield foods the world's largest pork processor and therefore of largest pig slaughter but recently it started getting in on the plant based food biz late last year they debuted burger patties meatballs and non dairy parmesan cheese all without animal products the activists hope one day to the slaughter house will only produce plant based protein instead of killing pigs until then they'll be a Vernon Avenue comforting pigs every Wednesday for KCRW I'm angel careers.

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on WZFG The Flag 1100AM

WZFG The Flag 1100AM

01:38 min | 2 years ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on WZFG The Flag 1100AM

"When it comes to importing pork I have? A serious problem with the pork that comes in from the European countries such as Germany and Denmark Germany bigger. Than us in pork production why do? I have a problem with that. Because we cannot send our, pork to the. European countries and yet we buy it. Comes in here from there why have we been letting that happen that's what I wanna know And then? When it comes to China Everybody pretty much knows that there's a, black market that runs through Hong Kong or you can qualify and send your items beef or pork. Directly into China before beef got approved there was a lot of beef from the. US going into China through Hong Kong I think everybody knows by now let Smithfield. Foods is owned by a Chinese firm what I, didn't know until yesterday and my research the. W. h. group that owns Smithfield foods a Chinese company is also the largest most. Dominating force in the Hong Kong market so with the Chinese not agreeing to our trade negotiations who stands to gain this Chinese company that controls all of the, food coming through Hong Kong into China and also happens to be the largest US pork producer w. h.. Group this is a windfall for them where do you think they stand politically On the, issue of trade with China they benefit from China increasing tariffs on US court production I'm trying to lose. Sluice tails always remember be gentle safer When a, challenge comes along some people turn. Away.

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

Newsradio 700 WLW

02:48 min | 3 years ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

"Eighty five let me get back with got run over there thanks for hanging in there okay i that whole smithfield foods thing oh you know they're they're complaining about all this loss of sales of pork works pretty much integrated market now anyway i i don't know i don't know who's you know crying about this it just out of curiosity because when that was one of the big things when smith when they bought i wanna say it was either armor smithfield i wish i could remember which one it was chinese bottom up and be one of the deal for deals like you said was wanted to buy the genetics of of the animals and they there was no way there no safety valve it's time to figure out whether the pork they produce in china was gonna get here in our port was going there you know it's going to pass on the ship in the night or something here and so we started instead of seton american pork owned by chinese we're gonna eat chinese pork on chinese so that was one of the i i just thought that was curious at that we're always going on kinda remember that the with the whole pork thing but i don't like like you have to go back and kind of do a little google surgeon see who it was that they bought and right is about that guns i i just think that that's an option for the teachers but we know this in this case we got for governor he loves to take everybody's guns away he is just he hates county i hate people but he's passed legislation in night that faith that new york safe act and immediately people became criminals because of the may have flaws it when they went to fit you never hear nothing about that he he's doing a victory lap about how all new york so much safer now because he passed his gun laws and you know we're not having troubles recitations happening it's just not true it's just it doesn't come out media you know as much as other places but i think right he's passing up walls and now he wants to do a ten day waiting on which i still don't understand that one.

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"smithfield foods" Discussed on Progressive Talk 1350 AM

Progressive Talk 1350 AM

01:35 min | 3 years ago

"smithfield foods" Discussed on Progressive Talk 1350 AM

"The rear of the rural but a control of the world and were empires fail when a gift for baron and they they don't they they can't control the old gag i ask your question is china is china right now now when for the last several years active on the world stage going around the world buying up resources yes or no way they are yes including in the united states they bought smithfield foods because this so much pork demanded in china they gunned addiction a pork products i only want to think about it but they they bought smithfield foods american pork producers smithville foods made china's going around buying of because it relies on military conquests which is very expensive and only gets people mad at you which breeds terrorism and you're not getting the resources way do i have yet lee somewhere close those logic by it from my china would even even there that that's one of the reasons why they are sold benard of war even give as much of all wars bought economic newlook if vladimir putin is isn't he wage war on us right now has that he's been he's been wage water resources will wanna we just start by an i mean i look i i understand what you're saying robert and again there is a glove there's no question is a global competition for resources i get it but what you're saying and i'm not i'm not arguing with the agreement you're saying that the the american way of acquiring resources is inefficient and counterproductive because it relies a military conquests which is very expensive and only gets people mad at you which great terrorism.

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