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There has been a number of clusters of Covid-19 cases in meat plants.

There has been a number of clusters of Covid-19 cases in meat plants.

There has been a number of clusters of Covid-19 cases in meat plants.

The entire meat industry will be shut down should it be deemed necessary by public health experts, the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said.

It comes as an investigation is underway into whether paracetamol and ibuprofen products taken by workers at a number of factories may inadvertently have skewed the results of precautionary temperature checks aimed at protecting the workforce from Covid-19.


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