Smithfield Foods will temporarily close additional plants due to the Coronavirus. It is closing its plants in Cudahy, Wisconsin, and Martin City, Missouri. The Wisconsin plant near Milwaukee will be closed for two weeks, while the facility in Missouri is closed indefinitely. The Missouri plant receives raw material from the company's Sioux Falls, South Dakota facility, which is also closed. Smithfield Foods has reported 518 infections in employees in Sioux Falls and another 126 in people connected to them. Smithfield said a small number of employees at the Wisconsin and Missouri plants have tested positive for COVID-19. The company is based in Smithfield, Virginia, and employs over 1,000 workers at the Cudahy plant. All the plant closings endanger the pork supply.@ https://www.startribune.com/smithfield-foods-closes-plants-in-wisconsin-missouri/569687722/
Smithfield Foods closes additional pork manufacturing plants in Wisconsin and Missouri
Smithfield Foods closes plants in Wisconsin, Missouri
Smithfield Foods will temporarily close its plants in Cudahy, Wisconsin and Martin City, Missouri because of the coronavirus pandemic.