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CFO of Cal-Maine addresses egg market during COVID-19

Egg prices are incredibly high due to the increase in demand related to COVID-19; Max Bowman of Cal-Maine addresses the situation and what he projects will come next
COVID-19 has increased the sale of retail eggs, but how long will it last and what long-term impact will it have?
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Sanderson CEO: 15 employees are COVID-19 positive

In a conference call on the topic, CEO Joe Sanderson Jr. said the company is making operational adjustments due to the situation.
The nation’s third-largest integrated poultry company illuminated operational changes forced by the continuing outbreak of COVID-19 on a special investor conference call.
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New light shed on avian flu situation in Hungary

H5N2 and H5N8 avian influenza strains are both present
Two highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus variants are circulating in Hungary, and one of these is a new reassortment. New outbreaks of the disease have been confirmed in poultry in Germany and Poland, as well as Taiwan and Vietnam.
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Mountaire Farms confirms positive case of COVID-19

Employee’s condition is improving and release from hospital expected to come soon
Mountaire Farms has confirmed that an employee at its poultry processing plant in Selbyville, Delaware, has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Tyson to pay $60 million in frontline worker bonuses

Additional money a ‘thank you’ for feeding the nation during COVID-19 pandemic
Tyson Foods will pay approximately $60 million in “thank you” bonuses to 116,000 frontline workers and Tyson truckers in the U.S. who support the company’s operations every day to provide food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Hickman’s finds creative way to keep inmate labor

Hickman’s Family Farms works out deal with State of Arizona to build dormitory for female laborers so they can continue working without contributing to the risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19
When the Arizona Department of Corrections decided to at least temporarily pull inmate labor out of the public to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Hickman’s Family Farms stood to lose a meaningful portion of its workforce.
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Sanderson offers attendance bonus for hourly employees

Company offers incentive to workers maintaining food supply during COVID-19 pandemic
Sanderson Farms implemented a temporary weekly attendance bonus for employees equivalent to $1.00 an hour for each hour worked. The incentive began March 30, 2020, and will end June 26, 2020.
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