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Tyson to Close Two Chicken Plants, Cutting 1,700 Jobs

Posted on AllSides March 14th, 2023
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Chicken prices have fallen sharply in recent months as processors increase supply. Tyson Foods Inc. plans to shut down two of its poultry plants and lay off nearly 1,700 workers as it tries to improve its chicken operations that produce about one-fifth of the U.S. supply. Tyson notified the nearly 1,000 employees at its Van Buren, Ark., chicken plant on Monday that it would close on May 12, the company said. About 700 workers at Tyson’s plant in Glen Allen, Va., also found out on Monday that its plant would...

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