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FILE - In this May 2020 file photo, Tyson's Fresh Meat workers file in for a tour of safety measures put into place after the plant in Waterloo, Iowa, had to shut down due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Iowa's workplace safety agency says an inspection did not uncover any violations at Tyson Foods' largest pork processing plant, where several employees died after contracting the coronavirus. The Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration closed its inquiry into the Waterloo plant earlier this month without sanctioning the meat company. (Brandon Pollock/The Courier via AP, File)
June 25, 2020 - 4:33 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The families of three workers who died after contracting the coronavirus in an Iowa meat plant outbreak sued Tyson Foods and its top executives Thursday, saying the company knowingly put employees at risk and lied to keep them on the job. The lawsuit alleges that Tyson...
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A member of the Bundeswehr takes a coronavirus test on a woman from Warendorf at a corona smear site in Oelde, Germany, Thursday, June 25, 2020 Because of the corona outbreak at the meat producer T'nnies in Rheda-Wiedenbr'ck, many people from the area cannot easily escape on holiday: In several popular regions at home and abroad, negative tests are demanded of them. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP)
June 25, 2020 - 11:15 am
VERL, Germany (AP) — German police deployed hundreds of officers Thursday across two western regions that have been placed under a renewed one-week lockdown in an attempt to contain a coronavirus outbreak linked to a slaughterhouse. Swathed in white protective gear, officers accompanied local...
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Maya Rajamani
June 25, 2020 - 10:47 am
A four-story McDonald’s in Times Square designed to look like a Broadway theater has closed its doors for good. The outpost on 42nd Street, near Seventh Avenue, shuttered on Tuesday, the fast food chain confirmed.
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo is the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. State officials in California and Washington are reviewing Amazon's business practices to determine whether the company is violating any laws with respect to the independent merchants that sell goods on its site. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, June 12, 2020, that California is examining the retail giant’s business practices, focusing partly on how Amazon treats independent sellers on its platform. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
June 24, 2020 - 10:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s competition watchdog has provisionally approved Amazon’s plan to buy a stake in food delivery company Deliveroo, saying it would not have a negative impact on customers by reducing choice or raising prices. The Competition and Markets authority approved a deal that will see...
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 24, 2020 - 7:53 am
For the first time ever, Starbucks will be adding a plant-based meat to its growing list of food items available to customers. See the details.
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Governor Armin Laschet, right, talks next to State Family Minister Joachim Stamp during a session of the state parliament of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. To meet in full session, the seats in the plenary were converted into transparent boxes due to the coronavirus. Topic of the meeting is the COVID-19 outbreak at the meat processor Toennies and the following lockdown in the Guetersloh district. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
June 24, 2020 - 6:41 am
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The governor of Germany's most populous state faced criticism Wednesday over his handling of a major coronavirus outbreak at a slaughterhouse, as a partial lockdown took effect in part of the western region. North Rhine-Westphalia's state government on Tuesday announced...
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Crew members of a Russian cargo ship take a bus to hospital for their treatment as quarantine officers wearing protective gears stand at the Gamcheon Port in Busan, South Korea, Tuesday, June 23, 2020. South Korea said it was testing more than a hundred workers at the southern port of Busan following a virus outbreak among crew members of a Russian cargo ship. (Cho Jung-ho/Yonhap via AP)
Associated Press
June 23, 2020 - 9:23 pm
SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has reported 51 additional cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a continuation of an upward trend in new infections. The figures released Wednesday by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took the country’s total to 12,535 with 281...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 23, 2020 - 11:19 am
McDonald’s has seen its fair share of changes lately because of the global coronavirus outbreak. The famous fast food chain cut items due to COVID-19, but only a few are returning.
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Members of German Red Cross (DRK) stand in front of a house where employees of the Toennies meat factory live in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck, Germany, Monday, June 22, 2020. About 40 mobile test teams are on the road that day to visit employees of the Toennies company at home in their quarantine. Hundreds of new coronavirus cases are linked to the large meatpacking plant, officials ordered the closure of the slaughterhouse, as well as isolation and tests for everyone else who had worked at the Toennies site — putting about 7,000 people under quarantiner. (David Inderlied/dpa via AP)
June 23, 2020 - 6:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Tuesday slapped new lockdown measures on a western region that has had a surge of coronavirus infections linked to a slaughterhouse, trying to make sure the cluster doesn't fuel a wider contamination in the community. More than 1,550 people have tested positive...
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Eldis Sula
June 22, 2020 - 12:53 pm
The owner of Eskimo Pie has vowed to change the ice cream treat’s name. The head of marketing for parent company Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream called the term ‘derogatory.’
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