Seabord experiences one employee has COVID-19

Seaboard Meals says it’s had
one employee confirmed with COVID19 – at its Sioux Metropolis, Iowa pork plant.

“We want it was zero however really feel
very lucky that, at this level, it’s just one,” says Kevin Smith,
Seaboard’s vice chairman of gross sales and advertising, who was on the Kansas Metropolis
AgriBusiness Council on-line occasion Thursday.

Smith says Seaboard is creating
as a lot area between staff on the manufacturing line as they will, “Manufacturing
services aren’t the best locations to create distance however we’re attempting to
enhance issues each single day.”

Smith says they're taking
precautions in any respect of their vegetation, “We’ve carried out temperature checks at
all of our services. We’ve made facemasks obtainable in addition to necessary
inside all of our services. We’ve opened up some areas exterior our services
to principally increase the areas the place folks can have lunch or devour meals.”

Seaboard operates three pork
processing vegetation, in Oklahoma, Iowa and Missouri.