The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

‘Scared’ US workers stay home as coronavirus-infected meat-packing plants reopen

  • Workers fear that new measures firms have put in place aren’t enough to guarantee their safety as operations resume
  • There were 20 deaths among employees, and as absenteeism persists, the US is at risk of continued meat shortages

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The Greeley JBS meat-packing plant in Colorado, US. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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