Tyson issues statement on Nebraska plant


Tyson has seen COVID-19 outbreaks at several of its plants across the country, and the Madison, Nebraska plant is no different. The testing of workers continues as the plant reduces operations through the weekend.

The Nebraska plant has 96 confirmed cases.

Morgan Watchous of Tyson communications, issued a statement Friday morning to the Norfolk Daily News concerning the plant and the possibility of deep cleaning the facility.

“We are working with the Nebraska National Guard, state and county health officials, along with our facility operations team, to make timely decisions about operations. Our Madison, Nebraska, pork plant will be running at reduced operations on Friday and Saturday, to complete testing of our workforce.”