ConAgra http://wunc.org en Garner Loses Slim Jim And 600 Jobs With It http://wunc.org/post/garner-loses-slim-jim-and-600-jobs-it <p></p><p>The town of Garner in Wake County is preparing to lose its largest employer, ConAgra Foods. &nbsp;The company employed about 600 people in its Slim Jim plant there until the summer of 2009 when a fatal natural gas explosion killed four works and injured 67. But instead of rebuilding the plant where the explosion took place, ConAgra announced last year that it would be cheaper to close its Garner plant and move its operation to Ohio. Thu, 31 Mar 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 9222 at http://wunc.org Garner Loses Slim Jim And 600 Jobs With It ConAgra Explosion Featured in Safety Video http://wunc.org/post/conagra-explosion-featured-safety-video <p></p><p>The deadly explosion at the Con-Agra Foods plant near Garner has resulted in a safety video to help prevent future tragedies.&nbsp;<br><br>The video was produced by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. It’s called “Deadly Practices” and begins like this. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 10177 at http://wunc.org ConAgra Explosion Featured in Safety Video