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USDA let poultry plants put workers close together even as they got sick from coronavirus.

As coronavirus cases mounted at meatpacking plants this month, the federal government granted 15 poultry processors waivers to cut chickens faster, usually by crowding more workers onto their production lines. Overall, poultry plants with such waivers are at least 10 times more likely than the meatpacking industry as a whole to have coronavirus cases among workers, USA TODAY and the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting found.The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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