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on April 27, 2020

Tyson: Plant closures make food supply chain vulnerable

The company temporarily halted processing at several facilities so workers could undergo COVID-19 testing.

Tyson Foods warned Sunday that “millions of pounds of meat” are at risk of disappearing from the supply chain due to the growing number of meat processing plants that have closed due to COVID-19.

“The food supply chain is breaking,” John Tyson, chairman of the company’s executive board, wrote in…

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