Koch Foods’ property seized in August 2019 by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from the company’s chicken processing plant in Morton, MS, must be returned, according to U.S. District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves.

Koch was one of several USDA-inspected poultry processors in Mississippi targeted in this past summer’s immigration raid, the largest of its kind in a single state. ICE arrested 680 people at seven Mississippi poultry plants. Half the arrest s– 342 — were made in Morton.

With 1,170 employees, Koch is Morton’s largest poultry producer. Based in Illinois, Koch Foods has no affiliation with either the
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