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The meat industry is trying to get back to normal. But workers are still getting sick — and shortages may get worse.

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2020
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There are now more than 11,000 coronavirus cases tied to Tyson Foods, Smithfield Foods and JBS.

Tyson Foods, the largest meat processor in the United States, has transformed its facilities across the country since legions of its workers started getting sick from the novel coronavirus. It has set up on-site medical clinics, screened employees for fevers at the beginning of their shifts, required the use of face coverings, installed plastic dividers between stations and taken a host of other steps to slow the spread.

Despite those efforts, the number of...

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