The company is now offering $120 million in "thank you bonuses" for 116,000 U.S. frontline workers and truckers, up from the $60 million announced in early April.
New interactive map shows plant closures as well as current capacity for all U.S. pork packing plants.
Company emphasizes robust employee health and well-being measures that meet or exceed CDC and OSHA guidance.
Action will allow vitally important food processors to continue to operate safely and meet the consumer needs of the American people.
Local meat processors are extending hours of operation to process and package the pork donations to help meet the growing demand at food banks.
Declining hog slaughter causes a shortage of pork which should push up retail pork prices. We began 2020 expecting a record supply of red meat and poultry.
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman raises concerns about directive requiring federal inspectors to find or make own face masks.
Company says it has been working non-stop to secure any and all PPE suited to mitigate risk of transmission for its more than 40,000 employees in the U.S.
To date, IPC has had a total of 15 confirmed COVID-19 positive cases.
Small portion of 1,700 employees test positive for COVID-19.