Alarm Bells: Meatpacking Plants and Covid-19

Author’s note: This piece started out as an informative piece on meatpacking plants, and how and why the Covid-19 virus is spreading rapidly through the workers in the plants. It has evolved into an investigative piece as well, with workers throughout Alabama reaching out to me to sound the alarm bells on what they are seeing inside the plants. Far away from the media appearances — where we are shown measures that are supposedly being taken in some plants— there a much different story in other facilities. There is also an environmental issue related to a major supplier playing out in our courts here in