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on April 8, 2022

US egg producer lays off over 200 employees after HPAI hit

Rembrandt Foods’ recent avian influenza outbreak is affecting more than just the birds.

Egg producer Rembrandt Foods has laid off at least 200 hourly employees due to the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak, detected on March 7, 2022. 

This is the second major outbreak at the company’s Buena Vista County, Iowa, location in less than seven years. The latest outbreak involved the…

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