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on January 20, 2022

3 people hospitalized after Pilgrim’s plant ammonia leak

Broken pipe was determined as the cause of leak at facility in Canton, Georgia

A broken ammonia pipe was the cause of a leak that occurred during the third shift at the Pilgrim’s Pride poultry processing plant in Canton, Georgia.

According to a press release from Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services, the incident occurred just shortly after 8 p.m. on January 19.

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