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Muscatine pet food plant shutting down


MUSCATINE (KWWL)-- A company that makes pet food will be added to the list of Iowa plants laying off jobs and closing up shop.

Mars Petcare in Muscatine will eliminate 47 jobs from the plant immediately.

The Virginia-based company says the Iowa plant doesn't have the design or capabilities to fit into the company's vision.

They also plan to close plants in neighboring Missouri, Alabama and Tennessee.

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