Sanderson Farms to operate first shift only on Saturday

ST. PAULS — Sanderson Farms, which was closed today because of an electrical problem, will reopen on Saturday for first shift only.

According to spokesperson Kimberly White, the plant will operate first shift only on Saturday for all second processing employees. All employees in the following departments will need to report to work at 8 a.m, on Saturday:

-Dripline/Cold Rehang

-Specialty/Cut up


-Stack off

-Box Room

-Thigh Debone


The Sanderson Farms chicken processing plant on N.C. 20 just west of St. Pauls began full operations on Jan. 10.