Tyson Foods Temporarily Suspends Operations

October 13, 2010 Updated Oct 13, 2010 at 7:16 PM EDT

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October 13, 2010 Updated Oct 13, 2010 at 7:16 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) In a story you saw FIRST on Channel 7's Eyewitness News, operations have been temporarily suspended at Tyson Foods deli meat plant in Buffalo as of Tuesday.

A Tyson Foods spokesperson told Eyewitness News that the plant has been shut down as a result of USDA activities stemming from a voluntary recall of almost 400,000 pounds of deli meat sold by Zemco Industries. That company is owned by Tyson Foods.

The majority of the plant's 560 employees are affected by the suspension. There is no word on when it will end.

Eyewitness News will continue to follow this story, and have the very latest.