Smithfield Foods

Giving Back for January

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4 weeks ago

Smithfield CEO to retire next year

Ken Sullivan, the CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., plans to retire next year.

4 months ago

Smithfield plans to contest OSHA citation, calling it ‘wholly without merit’

Smithfield Foods plans to contest a citation from OSHA that claims it failed to protect employees from COVID-19.

6 months ago

Smithfield cited for failing to protect employees from COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls for failing to protect employees from COVID-19.

6 months ago

Smithfield planning to continue COVID screenings in new buildings

Smithfield Foods is spending at least $200,000 on two new buildings to allow space to screen employees for COVID-19.

6 months ago

Smithfield earnings show $350M spent on COVID-related costs

Smithfield Foods Inc. spent $350 million on COVID-19-related expenses in the second quarter, causing its operating results to swing to a loss.

7 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: Saying thanks at Smithfield is a start toward building community

We kept it low-key but it seemed to speak volumes — saying a simple “thank you” to the employees of Smithfield.

9 months ago

Smithfield resumes operations in Sioux Falls, details plans for scaling up

Smithfield is ramping up operations at its Sioux Falls plant. Here’s a look at some of the changes workers will find when they begin going back to their jobs.

10 months ago

CDC report on Smithfield details COVID-19 mitigation efforts, recommendations

A 15-page report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged there were precautions taken at Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls to limit the spread of COVID-19 but detailed many additional recommendations to improve the approach before the plant reopens.

10 months ago

Smithfield to close Sioux Falls plant indefinitely

Smithfield Foods, Inc. will keep its Sioux Falls facility closed until further notice

11 months ago

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