Not The Ramen, Lawd! Maruchan Ramen Noodles Factory Workers Test Positive For COVID-19, Factory Remains Open - The Shade Room

Not The Ramen, Lawd! Maruchan Ramen Noodles Factory Workers Test Positive For COVID-19, Factory Remains Open

 This COVID-19 disease is impacting everythang, Roomies! The Marcuhan Ramen noodles ain’t even safe.

According to @foxla, workers at the Maruchan Ramen Noodles factory in Richmond, Virginia were infected with the disease.

“At least seven workers at the facility in Chesterfield County have tested positive for COVID-19 and are now in quarantine,” Fox LA wrote.

Seven workers may have been infected, but that did not stop production of the beef and shrimp flavored noodles because the plant is still open.

“A spokesperson for Maruchan Virginia Inc., which is a subsidiary of Toyo Suisan Kaisha Ltd in Tokyo, told the news station that the factory remains open despite the positive cases.”

While the factory is still open, the powers-that-be made sure to sanitize the area, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

“Following the discovery of the infections, we conducted a deep cleaning based on [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] guidelines, and we will continue to enforce safety and sanitization precautions above and beyond what has been outlined by the CDC and the health department, and, as of now the plant is in operation,” a spokesperson for Maruchan told WRIC-TV.”

The company also ensured they will continue to work closely with all parties involved, including the CDC to make sure their employees, community, and products remain safe.

The food industry has seen a major disruption because of the pandemic. As we previously told y’all, Wendy’s has taken burgers off of their menus at some locations, due to beef shortage.

According to reports, 5,000 meat and poultry plant workers became infected with COVID-19, in over 100 plants across 19 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Protect the food, Lawd!

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