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On Tuesday, Tyson Foods Inc. announced the closure of two U.S. chicken plants, resulting in the loss of almost 1,700 jobs on May 12.
The closures highlight the ongoing efforts of the largest U.S. meat company to revitalize its struggling chicken business.
The affected plants, located in Glen Allen, Virginia and Van Buren, Arkansas, employ 692 and 969 workers, respectively.
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