National Pork Board recommends farms implement social distancing and face masks



May 20th 2020


Livestock producers who rely on employees know the importance of keeping both animals and workers safe.


The National Pork Board says that farms should implement the same CDC guidelines as other types of businesses: social distancing, hand washing, face masks, and routine equipment cleaning. Carpooling is common for ag workers but is discouraged to maintain social distancing.


Officials say that implementing biosecurity measures is something the pork industry is familiar with...


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