Smithfield Foods Prepares for Hurricane Florence
Storm Preparations Underway to Ensure Safety of People, Animals, and Property
SMITHFIELD, Va.,- Smithfield Foods, Inc. today shared that the company is fully prepared for the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, specifically in North Carolina and Virginia.
Smithfield has numerous operations, both plants and farms, and more than 14,000 employees across both states, and has enacted its hurricane preparedness procedures.
Employees in the company's eastern Virginia and North Carolina plants and on its approximately 250 company-owned farms and 1,500 contract farms are taking steps to protect people, animals, and buildings against wind and rain damage.
On its farms, the company has been closely monitoring and, as necessary, lowering lagoon levels in accordance...Full Story »Sep 11 9:16 AM, General News