The New York Stock Exchange responded to Fleming's action by suspending trading of the company's stock. As of Monday, Fleming's stock had dropped to 50 cents per share.
Companies reacting to Fleming's woes cancelled shipments out of fear of not receiving payments. Stores who had relied on Fleming for supplies are now contacting other distributers for goods.
As of press time, no additional information pertaining to the Leitchfield facility had been received.
Note: To clarify an earlier story concerning Fleming, quotes concerning the facility were mistakenly attributed to Gary Beauchamp. The information was received from Fleming Headquarters in Texas.