A spokesperson for Jack Link’s tells KELOLAND news team members at its facility in Alpena have tested positive for COVID-19.

The company says it is following strict protocols in light of the cases.

Read the full statement below:

We confirm that team members at our facility in Alpena have tested positive for COVID-19 and we are following our strict protocols with respect to these positive test results. Our protocols were developed in accordance with guidance from the CDC and USDA.  Our top priorities are the well-being and safety of our team members, the food safety of our products, and excellent service to our customers.  The CDC says there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread through food, and we are confident that all food coming out of the facility is safe.

We are continuing to closely monitor the situation, check in with our team members who have been impacted and share updates with our team members as we receive them.

Jack Link’s spokesperson