Class action lawsuit alleges Cargill failed to take COVID-19 precautions
Guardian Law Group seeks damages for harm done to family members, friends and other people in close contact with Cargill employees.
Ranchers, feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19
Cargill plant in High River shut down for two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak, now operating at about 60% capacity.
Second death at Cargill: calls for shutdown and worker input
OHS report says workers weren’t included in an internal review of circumstances leading to over 950 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Funds to fight virus in meat plants might not move for months: feds
Details about who will have access to the federal funds and requirements are still being worked out.
Feds earmarking $77M to keep food processing industry safe
Union argues it’s still not safe inside the facilities that had coronovirus outbreaks and more needs to be done.
Feds to unveil emergency aid for agri-food sector hit hard by COVID-19
Farmers are making decisions about whether to plant crops, culling livestock because of reduced meat processing capacity.
Ottawa announces $62.5M aid for fish and seafood sector
Earmarked for PPE and to help fish and seafood companies adapt their plants to comply with health directives.
Alberta investigating virus outbreaks at two beef processing plants
Probes are looking at the circumstances surrounding potential exposure of workers.
Virus forces Cargill meat packing plant to pause production
High River facility linked to more than 350 cases of the novel coronavirus.
Union ‘deeply troubled’ by lack of COVID-19 protection at meat plant
Demanding a two-week closure to assess safety and guaranteed full compensation for the plant’s approximately 2,000 workers.
HSBC and ING execute successful blockchain transaction
Letter of Credit transaction facilitated bulk shipment of soybeans for Cargill.