Smithfield Food's Illinois hog plant to resume operations after fire

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[September 09, 2016]    CHICAGO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc, a subsidiary of WH Group Ltd, on Thursday said its hog processing plant in Illinois that had been closed since Monday due to a fire will resume limited operations on Thursday.


Smithfield's Monmouth, Illinois facility plans to run a full schedule on Friday and Saturday after the fire in the rendering portion of the plant earlier this week, company spokeswomen Kathleen Kirkham said in a statement.

(Reporting By Theopolis Waters; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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