Robards Tyson plant to temporarily halt production

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ROBARDS, Ky. (WEHT)- With dozens of reported employees testing positive for COVID-19, officials with the Tyson Foods’ facility in Robards, KY have decided to cease production for four days, starting Thursday. Below is the statement from Ron Chapman, who oversees the Henderson County operation.

“The Tyson Foods Robards, Kentucky facility will cancel production Thursday through Sunday for additional cleaning and sanitation efforts. As a food production company, we follow Good Manufacturing Practices including those relating to sanitation and disinfection of our facilities. While we’ve intensified cleaning and sanitation already, we’re committed to do all we can to keep team members safe including suspending a day of production for additional cleaning.”

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(This story was originally published on April 29, 2020)

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