Food processing

US food processing plants become COVID-19 hotspots

Over the weekend, several meat and cheese processing plants across the country closed in light of COVID-19 infections among employees, prompting the head of Tyson Food to say the chain is food supply in the United States was breaking up. John Tyson, Chairman of the Board of Tyson Foods, ran a full-page ad in several […]

Food processing

Health, safety of employees essential for food processing operations

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania – As it has become clear that COVID-19 will be present at some level in the United States for a long time, food processing establishments – facilities that process, package or preserve food for human consumption – have implemented controls to minimize the risk of illness among their staff. “With the danger […]