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Operations suspended at Pleasant Hope beef processing plant

Posted 2/28/24

Missouri Prime Beef Packers discloses decision impacting 335 employees in state WARN notice.

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This factory closing raises a lot of questions. The beef packer on its website states, "We have a well-founded understanding of the cattle industry..." But you have to wonder.

Further, how much money did the state waste on tax incentives it lavished upon this company--which only 36 months ago was lauded by Gov. Parson as if it were the Second Coming?

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