A SunOpta processing plant will pay a $19K penalty due to an ammonia release incident.

Food processing firm fined $19k for ammonia leak

By Jenni Spinner

SunOpta Foods, a producer that specializes in organic packaged foods and ingredients, will pay $19K for failure to properly report an ammonia leak at its processing facility.

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Not so proud: Pilgrim’s Pride fined $170,000 for factory hazards

By Fiona BARRY

De Queen poultry plant, owned by Pilgrim’s Pride, will be fined $170,000 by the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for exposing workers to dangerous chemicals, including anhydrous ammonia in refrigerators.

Tyson Food settlement in relation to refrigerant violations

Tyson to pay $4m penalty to settle EPA case

By Joseph James Whitworth

Tyson Foods will pay almost $4m in civil penalties in relation to eight accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia which resulted in one death, multiple injuries and property damage over four years.


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