The Cargill Ltd. plant located in High River is now moving its production lines for six days a week to cover up the bare loss in supply of XL Foods Inc. plant in Brooks. CFIA has revoked the license of XL Foods Inc. and is in-process of reviewing its license. The Cargill Ltd. has confirmed to have been operating in its full capacity and handling up to 4,500 cattle per day adopting the workers belonging to the same union as XL Foods Inc.
The plant of XL Foods Inc. has recalled 800 workers it had laid off, they will now return to work on Tuesday, and help the federal security officers conduct their review of license. The workers will be finishing beef carcasses as part of a Canadian Food Inspection Agency evaluation on whether the plant is safe to process cattle and send meat to market.