Update of Processing Plants

RFD-TV’s Janet Adkison reports on the latest news surrounding meat processing plants as COVID-19 continues to affect the industry.

Smithfield Foods closes two plants in Illinois. One of these facilities is located in Monmouth, which processes 3 percent of the country’s fresh pork.

Communities in Wisconsin are continuing to see outbreaks of the coronavirus, thus Smithfield and JBS have decided to temporarily close there facilities in the state.

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