A California judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Foster Farms requiring the company to comply with CDC COVID-19 safety measures.
California Court Orders Foster Farms to Comply with Pandemic Protocols
Lawsuits Allege Tyson Managers Placed Bets on the Spread of Coronavirus
Two lawsuits, both filed [Tyson complaint One and Tyson Complaint Two] by the estates or surviving family members of Tyson workers who died from contracting COVID-19 at their workplace, allege that the managers of meatpacking plants acted recklessly, lied to their employees about the risk COVID-19 posed, and placed bets among themselves on how many employees would contract the disease.
Smithfield Plant Hit with Largest Fine for COVID-19 Violations
Smithfield Foods and a subcontractor have been fined more than $100,000 for COVID-19 worker safety violations by the California Division of Occupation Safety and Health.
Denmark Announces Killing of All Mink
Denmark first announced mink farmers must, but amid legal challenges now only recommends that farmers kill all mink raised in the country for fur because of concerns over a mutated form of COVID-19 that could spread to humans.
Meat Plant Fights State-Mandated Closure
Stampede Meat Inc. has filed suit in New Mexico, telling the court it should not have to comply with the state’s order to close after four workers tested positive for COVID-19.
New York Considers Regulating Live Animal Markets and Import of Certain Wildlife
New York Assembly Bill A11144 proposes to require the department of agriculture to promulgate regulations regarding the operation of live animal markets and the import of certain wildlife into the state.