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Attorneys representing the estate administrators and surviving families of the six people killed in the liquid nitrogen leak at the Foundation Food Group plant in Gainesville, Georgia, allege that Messer Gas destroyed a piece of evidence and provided false information.
Company invests $61 million in project at Mississippi facility
October 6, 2021
Tyson Foods is investing $61 million in its poultry plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, as part of the company’s commitment to meet increasing demand for protein and deliver on its strategy of accelerating long-term growth of the Tyson retail brand.
Poultry processing facilities faced increased workforce challenges due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. As a result, there is growing interest in robotic and automated technology solutions that could help reduce labor issues and improve worker safety.
Wayne Farms intends to sell its recently upgraded poultry complex in Laurel, Mississippi. The plans to sell the Laurel assets were revealed one month after pending plans for Wayne Farms to merge with Laurel-based Sanderson Farms were announced.
An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation released September 14 identified 23 alleged health and safety violations as the cause of a March 11 ammonia leak at a Foundation Food Group owned poultry processing plant.