SPRINGDALE, Ark. — According to a report from our news partners at Ozarksfirst, five employees of a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Springdale, AR were hospitalized following a cleaning agent spill.
A Tyson spokesman said the five employees were sent to the hospital for evaluation Tuesday morning. “One is in critical condition, another in serious, and three are listed in fair condition,” the statement says. A Springdale Fire Department captain said the spill was contained by the time firefighters arrived. No chemicals were released into the air or groundwater.
That Tyson poultry plant employs about 1,200 people.