With more than 800 employees getting infected by the coronavirus, the Smithfield plant in Sioux Falls was closed for three weeks. The executive order issued by President Trump requires meatpacking plants across the country to reopen their plants in fear of a food supply shortage during the pandemic. To prevent further spreading of the coronavirus, changes have been made to the facility. The changes made the facility compliant with the new regulations issued by CDC, USDA, and OSHA. @ https://amp.argusleader.com/amp/3090458001
Smithfield resumes operation in Sioux Falls plant
Smithfield Foods officially reopens plant Thursday
Smithfield Foods will resume operations Thursday and partially reopen its Sioux Falls plant in phases\u00a0starting Monday, officials announced.