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Threat of Sick Workers at U.S. Meat Plants Forces Policy Changes

  • Companies start to ease some attendance rules amid outbreak
  • It will be a ‘miracle’ if no plants impacted, one expert says
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In shelter-in-place America, people have been filling their freezers full of meat just in case. Meanwhile, at the plants where the meat is packed, the big question is: What happens if the workers start getting sick?