Iowa regulator praised Tyson for quick response to complaint
May 20, 2020
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A safety regulator praised Tyson Foods for providing a written response two days after learning of a complaint alleging the coronavirus was spreading at its plant in Perry, Iowa, where a major outbreak was later confirmed.
Iowa Occupational Safety and Health records, reported Monday by The Associated Press, show the complaint was filed April 11, Iowa OSHA did not contact Tyson until April 20 and gave the company one week to respond.
The agency closed the inquiry April 28 after determining that Tyson's response outlining its safety efforts at the plant was satisfacto...