Meat Processing Plant Ordered to Shut Down After Covid-19 Outbreak; Company Sues New Mexico

November 12, 2020 Tim Stelloh, NBC

An Illinois-based meat manufacturer is suing the state of New Mexico after health officials there ordered a processing plant to close for two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak.

Company to Open Beef Processing Facility in S. Idaho

August 10, 2020 Associated Press

Agri Beef announced plans to build the plant that will operate as True West Beef in Jerome and will be able to process 500 cattle a day.

AMSA Announces Symposium Speakers on Meat Processing and Meat and Poultry Quality

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is delighted to announce, Dr. Laëtitia Théron and Dr. Koo Bok Chin will be the featured speakers in the concurrent symposium entitled “Meat Processing” on Thursday, August 6, 2020 during the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) exclusively virtual meeting.

Michigan Governor Extends Executive Order Outlining Workplace Safety for Meat, Poultry Processors

July 16, 2020 Associated Press

Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-145 which outlines workplace safety guidelines for meatpacking plants to keep employees safe.

2 Oklahoma Tribes to Build a Bison Meat Processing Plant

May 20, 2019 Associated Press

Two Native American tribes in Oklahoma are planning to build a meat processing plant in an effort to take a more active role in bringing the nations’ bison herd to the marketplace, a tribal business official said.