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    Chemical Leak Temporarily Shuts Down HEB Manufacturing Plant

    SAN ANTONIO -- An H.E. Butt Grocery Co. manufacturing plant here was closed Wednesday after a chemical leak occurred, the San Antonio Express-News reported. Three employees were hospitalized for respiratory problems, while five other employees were treated for minor injuries at the plant.

    SAN ANTONIO -- An H.E. Butt Grocery Co. manufacturing plant here was closed Wednesday after a chemical leak occurred, the San Antonio Express-News reported. Three employees were hospitalized for respiratory problems, while five other employees were treated for minor injuries at the plant.

    The chemical reaction occurred after waste being removed by an outside vendor mixed with another substance inside a removal truck, according to the company.

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