JBS Food Canada ULC Recalls Raw Boneless Beef Products Distributed without Benefit of Import Re-inspection

July 31, 2020 USDA FSIS

JBS Food Canada ULC, a Brooks, Alberta, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 38,406 pounds of boneless beef head meat products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

JBS Acquires Assets, Facilities From Closure of Greeley Mountain States Rosen Plant

Mountain States Rosen, a Wyoming-based cooperative of lamb producers in the U.S., is closing its Greeley plant by the end of July.

How Coronavirus Spread Through JBS’s Greeley Beef Plant

The coronavirus spread among JBS employees in March — just as confirmed cases in Colorado were climbing out of the hundreds and into the thousands. By the end of the month, nearly 200 employees and dependents had been checked out for confirmed or suspected COVID-19. The outbreak peaked on March 27.

Alberta Beef Plant Returning to Two Shifts Per Day After COVID-19 Outbreak

The JBS beef-processing plant in southern Alberta was planning to return to two shifts a day on Thursday for the first time in a month.

JBS USA Announces Temporary Closure of Greeley Beef Facility

April 15, 2020 JBS USA

JBS USA announced the temporary closure of the Greeley beef production facility until April 24, 2020, and multiple additional efforts to support the fight against coronavirus in Weld County, Colo. As the largest employer in the county with more than 6,000 team members, the company is focusing its efforts to help combat the spread of coronavirus.