meatpacking plants The 'Children Of Smithfield' Are Speaking Out & Demanding Justice For Their Parents By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aguilar • May 28, 2020 Justin Wan/Journal Star Listen Listening... / 53:00 On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with members of Children of Smithfield, a group that advocates for workers' rights and better working conditions for all meat packing workers. Why Are Meat Processing Plants Reopening After Major COVID-19 Outbreaks? By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aguilar • May 5, 2020 Jeremy Fugleberg / Forum News Service Listen Listening... / 24:46 On this edition of Your Call, we're getting an update on the COVID crisis in meatpacking plants. At least 31 meat processing plants owned by Smithfield, JBS and Tyson Foods have had coronavirus outbreaks. Farmworkers & Meatpacking Workers Say They Aren't Being Protected From COVID-19 By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aguilar • Apr 15, 2020 Rich Pedroncelli/AP Listen Listening... / 52:01 On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about farmworkers and meat processing plant workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.