Meat Institute: OSHA COVID-19 Citations are Confusing and Revisionist

September 14, 2020 North American Meat Institute

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today said the Washington Post missed the real story regarding confusing and revisionist Occupational and Safety Health Administration’s (OSHA) citations of two meat packing companies related to COVID-19.

Judge Dismisses Missouri Lawsuit Over Meat Worker Safety

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of employees at a rural Missouri meatpacking facility, ruling that oversight of how the plant adheres to guidance aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus falls to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, not the courts.