THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Vion Food Group is taking immediate additional measures to contain corona infection within its companies.
In addition, the company calls on the Municipal Health Service/Regional Medical Assistance Organisation (GGD GHOR) and the Safety Council to conduct repeated preventive tests of all employees of its meat companies. That way, the company can continue to supply to the Netherlands. Vion will provide all available data on compliance and supervision as regulated by its own corona protocols.
“Following this situation in Groenlo, we call on the Municipal Health Service and NVWA to conduct preventive tests for corona of all our employees of our meat companies and other companies in the industry. Not just once, but repeatedly, so that it is easier to determine who is infected and who is not; to see how the virus develops; to home quarantine infected employees immediately; and to monitor whether the measures have sufficient effect,” says Ronald Lotgerink, CEO Vion Food Group.
The company will explicitly review all measures taken so far and implement improvements where possible. They will do this in close consultation with the Municipal Health Service. Vion will take the following additional measures: