Pilgrim's Pride cutting Texas jobs
January 15, 2009
The Lufkin (Texas) Daily News reported that Pilgrim's Pride Corp., Pittsburg, Texas, will eliminate 450 of 1,650 positions at its Nacoghoches, Texas, plant. Company Spokesman Ray Atkinson told the paper the plant will temporarily shut down three of its seven prepared food lines. Meanwhile, the operation will continue fresh product processing, packaging, de-boning and portioning activities.