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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says she is proud of the work done in the state to help control and contain the spread of human and animal disease, and that she expects the state to become even more of a leader in agricultural biosecurity.
Tyson Foods, faced with lawsuits over the death of plant workers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court, stating that the Trump Administration demanded that its plants remain open.
People outside of the poultry industry are now better able to comprehend how new avian influenza strains form after experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. Julie Helm, Clemson University poultry veterinarian and South Carolina National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) inspector.
The California Labor Commissioner’s Office cited Foster Farms and three staffing agencies that provide workers to the company for allegedly failing to inform 3,476 temporary workers of their available COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave.