Hurricane Florence prompts idling of poultry plants
Butterball, Perdue, House of Raeford, Sanderson Farms and Tyson Foods assessing situation of facilities in the Carolinas
At least five poultry companies are assessing damages to their facilities in the Carolinas due to Hurricane Florence.
In many cases, plants were taken off line as precautionary measures, while some have been affected by power outages.
North Carolina-based Butterball, the largest turkey company in the United…