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DOA Reopens St. Croix Abattoir

The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) informs the farming community that the St. Croix Abattoir has resumed full operations effective Tuesday, Aug. 23. The abattoir was closed from Aug. 1 through Aug. 19, in order to make some long overdue upgrades to the aging and deteriorating steam and hot water service line on the processing floor, according to a press release issued Tuesday by VIDOA.
That work has now been completed. In addition, the interior lighting on the processing floor was upgraded. These upgrades have undoubtedly improved safety and facility operations.
Commissioner Carlos Robles sincerely thanks the community for its patience during this period of safety upgrades.

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