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Yet another meatpacking and food processing business has been caught using children in dangerous labor roles. This time, the company involved had to pay a six-figure fine and was briefly prohibited from shipping beef jerky, cheese, and sausage from the involved location.

Monogram Meats Snacks paid $140,164 in civil money

Continue Reading Tennessee meat processor allows children to work on dangerous equipment

Finding 10-year-old kids working in a kitchen late at night near dangerous cooking equipment is a cause for child labor concern and action by the U.S. Department of Labor. It is also a food safety concern.

Investigators from the department’s Wage and Hour Division found two 10-year-old workers at a

Continue Reading McDonald’s pays $212,500 in fines for three franchises with child labor violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Tyson Foods $263,498 for 15 “serious” and two “repeated” workplace safety violations at the company’s chicken processing facility in Center, TX. tysonfoodsvigAccording to OSHA inspectors, the violations by the one of the nation’s largest meat and poultry processors
Continue Reading Tyson Foods fined $263K for OSHA violations at Texas chicken plant

chickenprocessing_406x250The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited an Ohio poultry processing facility operated by Case Farms Processing Inc. for two willful, 20 repeat, 30 serious, and three other-than-serious safety and health violations. The country’s 13th-largest supplier of chicken, whose customers include national fast-food and
Continue Reading Ohio Poultry Processor Faces $861,500 in Fines From OSHA

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photo-poultry-processing-image16589165Following an inspection of a Delaware poultry plant, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found nine worker-related safety violations and proposed a penalty of $38,000. According to OSHA, the poultry processor, Allen Harim Foods LLC in Harbeson, DE, has been exposing poultry plant workers
Continue Reading OSHA Proposes $38K Fine for Chicken Processor Over Worker Injuries