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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a nonprofit workers group and an unidentified worker at a Smithfield processing facility in Missouri alleging that the company failed to institute measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The judge ruled that the workers need to ask the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration about workplace protections. [To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Brought by Smithfield Workers" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 30.]

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