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Smithfield Foods fined about $13,000 for failing to protect workers from COVID


The attached audio is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment.

Smithfield Foods is going to be fined more than $13 thousand dollars for failing to protect workers from COVID-19 at its Sioux Falls plant. The pork processing giant will also work with third-party experts to develop an infectious disease preparedness plan at all of its processing facilities. SDPB's Arielle Zionts has more.