Tyson workers arrested after gloves found on processing line

Thursday, September 3, 2009 | 8:48 a.m. CDT

SEDALIA— Two workers at the Tyson Foods plant in Sedalia were arrested after they allegedly put gloves into the processing line.

Tyson Foods management says no products were damaged or contaminated because quality control employees noticed the gloves before they made it to the processor.

The Sedalia Democrat reports that the two women have not been charged but could face misdemeanor charges of tampering with food products.

The Pettis County Sheriff's office says on Tuesday the two women both placed chicken into two white cotton gloves and put them on the conveyor belt for processing.

If the gloves would have been processed with the ground chicken, it could have cost the company between $35,000 and $90,000 in product and could have damaged the equipment.

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Charles Dudley Jr September 3, 2009 | 10:10 a.m.

I wonder how many illegals they have still working at that plant?

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Ray Shapiro September 3, 2009 | 10:27 a.m.

I fried gloves once.
Tastes like chicken.
Tyson invents new product.

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G A Miller September 3, 2009 | 11:54 a.m.

Charley the Dud
Why do you wonder about illegals? Are you thinking about applying for a JOB? Instead of letting the us pay your way through life?

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Charles Dudley Jr September 3, 2009 | 6:39 p.m.

Oh brother another wannabee funny guy. Don't give up your day job for online media comedy. Your family would starve.

FYI that Tyson plant has a very very bad reputation for hiring illegals to do alot of the work on their kill lines.

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