In the case of facilities where non-precise figures are available (e.g., “405 workers were tested and approximately 50% of the tests were positive”), the calculated caseload is rounded down in the interest of accuracy. Tyson Foods, Inc. closed its pork processing plant in Storm Lake, Iowa, due to a delay in COVID-19 test results and worker absences related to quarantine and other factors. Tyson Foods was also attracted to the area by the support offered by both state and local leaders. Pacific Seafood has resumed limited operations at its plant in Newport, Ore. June 9 Tyson Foods will sign an agreement with the local Humboldt farmers to raise chickens for the new facility. To see a larger version of this chart, click here. National Beef Packing Co., LLC, announced its plant in Tama, Iowa, will remain closed through April 20. Cargill closed its case-ready beef and pork facility in Hazleton, Pa. Tyson Foods Inc. suspended production at its pork plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa. Tyson’s Columbus Junction plant is among a growing number of meatpacking plants experience outbreaks of COVID-19. On Monday, the Iowa Premium beef plant in Tama closed after several of its employees tested positive for the virus. Tyson closed its location in southeast Iowa on April 6 after an initial report of two dozen coronavirus cases there. Workers at the Kraft Heinz food production plant in Holland Michigan also voiced concern about the protective equipment supplied after two workers tested positive Tuesday. John Tyson, chairman of the board with Tyson Foods Inc., took out a full-page advertisement in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette over the weekend to express his concerns about the food supply chain during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Comfrey Prime Pork closed its pork plant in Windom, Minn., through the end of the week. Request your data. The plant closed April 17. Capitol Ideas: To mandate or not to mandate face masks; that really shouldn’t be the question, Democrat Rita Hart to seek full recount in tight US House 2 race in Iowa, Second recount ordered in close 2nd District election results, Iowa Statehouse Republican leaders declare mandate from voters, Capitol Ideas: Election’s end brings clarity to questions about Iowa, New software slows Iowa COVID-19 contact tracing, COVID-19 hospitalizations dip but remain high, Iowans observe tradition in untraditional ways for Thanksgiving 2020, More campers during COVID-19 brings more money for Iowa DNR, How Cedar Rapids area stores are handling Black Friday shopping (plus store hours), Alliant Energy works to repair 'thousands' of Cedar Rapids streetlights damaged in derecho, Prairie Lights Books to open for in-person shopping Saturday, first time since March, Save money this season with LED holiday lights, Can I get COVID from double-dipping a chip? Now SUZANNE MOORE writes a blisteringly powerful riposte that Femail proudly publishes - in the name of free speech, GQ Men Of The Year Awards: Piers Morgan interviews himself in skit and talks about Trump unfollowing him on Twitter as he wins TV Personality gong, Hunt for missing NYC doctor, 44, who 'vanished without a trace' eight days ago after an early morning walk at park with her mom, Amazon to give $500million in one-time bonuses to frontline employees in the US who are working the holiday season amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Daria Nicolodi dies aged 70: Daughter Asia Argento pays tribute to Inferno star mom, saying 'fly free with your great spirit and you won't have to suffer anymore', 'Queen of Versailles' Jackie Siegel says there's still 18 MONTHS of construction to go on her mega-mansion after building work began 16 YEARS ago - and opens up about her daughter's overdose death on what would have been her 24th birthday, Racist North Carolina man, 34, is jailed for threatening to shoot a black family back in 2014 after he drove to their rental home yelled racist abuse at them and told them they didn't belong there, Mississippi glamour model mom of two, 26, is mowed down and killed by policeman ex-boyfriend following domestic fight, 'U.S.