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Urner Barry's Coronavirus Special Report - Volume III
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted consumer behavior, distribution, production, and market prices in a way we have never seen before. From stay-at-home directives that spurred a run on retail while foodservice operations were limited or halted all-together, to production cutbacks caused by labor shortages at the plant level, the industry has had much to contend with over the past several months.
Now, as many states have begun reopening phases, the industry is making strides in returning to a more “normal” business environment—however the face of this new normal will likely look a bit different...
4 of the Biggest Takeaways From the CDC's Report on Smithfield Foods' Sioux Falls Plant
Earlier this month Smithfield Foods closed their pork processing plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, after hundreds of employees tested positive for the coronavirus. With a number of fishing seasons set to begin in the next few weeks, including salmon in Alaska and snow crab in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, we’re looking at what seafood processing facilities can learn from the CDC’s latest recommendation for Smithfield Foods.
The Smithfield Foods plant in South Dakota employs about 3,700 people. Smithfield initially kept..
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