Criminal convictions top the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS’s) final quarterly enforcement report for 2020.

Flavor Trade LLC and owner Shannon Kimball, of Kansas City, MO,; and, New England Meat Packing LLC, and HAACP manager Debbie Smith, and president Memet Beqiri of Stafford Springs, CT, entered guilty pleas.

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a second large meat production company for failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus.

Nearly 300 JBS employees in Greeley, CO, were infected with the COVID-19 virus since March and seven died. Six worked in
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JBS USA late Saturday recalled almost 100,000 pounds of bulk raw ground beef from its Swift Beef facility in Northern Utah.  The bulk raw ground beef was distributed at least five states and was recalled for potential contamination with E. coli O157: H7, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and
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