The job of determining if five poultry companies knowingly hired undocumented aliens is up to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi. Immigration officials, however, claim they have plenty of evidence to sustain the charges.

Unsealed warrants also hint at some of the evidence prosecutors have to work
Continue Reading Mississippi poultry raid likely collected enough evidence to charge some company managers

The fifth and ninth largest poultry producers and three smaller operators were targets this week of one of the most massive worksite immigration raids in Mississippi history.

Mississippi has 63 meat and poultry plants, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The state is No. 1 in catfish
Continue Reading Options for poultry producer raids were many; here’s where the feds went

Koch Foods, located in Fairfield, Ohio is recalling approximately 743 pounds of fully cooked boneless chicken bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products contain soy, milk, and eggs, known allergens, which are not declared on

Continue Reading Koch Foods recalls boneless chicken bites for misbranding and undeclared allergens

Consumer complaints of “thin blue plastic pieces” prompted Koch Foods Inc. of Fairfield, OH, to recall 119,480 pounds of rib-shaped beef patties, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Earlier this week, J.T.M. Provisions Co. of Harrison, OH, recalled more than seven tons of a similar product
Continue Reading Another 60 tons of beef products recalled; plastic bits this time