Cargill closes beef processing facility

Cargill closes beef processing facility

CARGILL announced that has closed its Milwaukee, Wis., beef harvesting facility, which has a processing capacity of 1,300-1,400 animals daily and employs approximately 600 people.

The Aug. 1 closure of the facility resulted primarily from the tight cattle supply brought about by producers retaining cattle for herd expansion. The ground beef plant at the site, which employs approximately 200 people, will remain open to meet customer needs. Cargill's

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