The cuts are in addition to the 600 jobs cut at the plant earlier this year.
The company reportedly said that the 100 positions are on the eviscerating line at its chicken processing plant. The cuts will be effective Nov. 21.
Pilgrim's Pride spokesman Ray Atkinson reportedly said that the Pittsburg, Texas-based company laid off 450
Pilgrim's is consolidating the tray-pack chicken portion of the
Like other poultry producers, Pilgrim’s has been fighting increased costs of feed in the past year that have sharply cut into profits.
Source: Associated Press