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Chicken plant in Lebanon County officially closed

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 14 2014 09:40:06 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 14 2014 10:14:47 PM CDT

A chicken plant near the Berks-Lebanon county line is officially closed.

FREDRICKSBURG, Pa. -

A chicken plant near the Berks-Lebanon county line is officially closed.

The Booth Creek Natural Chicken plant in Fredericksburg, Lebanon County has stopped production.

The plant is owned by Perdue and the company announced the closure back in January.

Officials say the site will now be sold.

The closure affects over 650 workers.