Smithfield Foods to lay off over 400 workers

Posted on: 7:28 pm, November 14, 2012, by

More than 400 people will soon be laid off in Portsmouth.

Smithfield Foods is shutting down their plant next year.

According to a government website, the layoffs from the hot dog plant will start in January.

Smithfield previously announced they were closing the plant and moving production to North Carolina.