Tatiana Freitas and Michael Hirtzer

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JBS Sends Thousands of Meat Workers Home During COVID Surge

JBS worker JBS said it’s actively working with health departments and union partners to coordinate vaccinations as soon as they become available to essential workers. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

A surge in COVID-19 cases is starting to impact American meat-processing operations in another potential threat to food supply chains that were upended in the early stages of the pandemic.

December 4, 2020