JBS Cuts Beef Production at U.S. Facility as Precaution Amid Coronavirus Concerns
JBS USA will reduce beef production for two weeks at a Pennsylvania facility after managers displayed flu-like symptoms, the company said on Monday, making it the first U.S. meat plant to cut operations due to worries over the coronavirus pandemic.
Members of the senior management team at the facility in Souderton, Pennsylvania, were sent home to monitor their health as a precaution, JBS said in a statement.
JBS did not say how much production would be reduced or whether the employees were being tested for COVID-19.
The plant has more than 1,000 workers and is the...
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