Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
agribusiness
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$737,301,409
Number of Records: 
920
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Archer Daniels Midland$417,847,064147
Cargill$165,226,730149
J.R. Simplot$44,676,04482
AGCO$20,164,97614
CountryMark$18,409,6736
Bunge$15,879,73224
Michigan Sugar Company$13,606,74522
CHS Inc.$9,485,286115
Roquette$4,213,00012
Didion Milling$3,073,1444


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2003 EPA $350,900,000
Cargill Inc. Cargill environmental violation 2005 EPA $135,100,000
J.R. Simplot Company J.R. Simplot environmental violation 2015 EPA $42,000,000
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2013 SEC $36,000,000
AGCO Corporation AGCO Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2009 SEC $18,300,000
CountryMark Refining and Logistics LLC CountryMark environmental violation 2013 EPA $18,180,000
Alfred C. Toepfer International Ukraine Ltd. Archer Daniels Midland Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2013 DOJ_CRIMINAL $17,800,000
Bunge North America Inc Bunge environmental violation 2006 EPA $13,900,000
Michigan Sugar Michigan Sugar Company environmental violation 2008 EPA $13,210,000
Cargill Inc. Cargill securities issuance or trading violation 2017 CFTC $10,000,000
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $7,500,000
Roquette America, Inc. Roquette environmental violation 2012 EPA $4,100,000
ROQUETTE AMERICA, INC Roquette environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $4,100,000
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland excise tax violation 2008 ATTTB $3,000,000
CARGILL, INC Cargill environmental violation 2006 EPA (*) $2,707,693
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill employment discrimination 2014 OFCCP $2,236,218
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2001 EPA $2,195,250
NATIONAL COOPERATIVE REFINERY ASSOCIATION CHS Inc. environmental violation 2003 EPA $1,850,000
DIDION MILLING, INC. Didion Milling workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $1,837,861
Harrell's LLC Harrell's LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,736,560
HARRELLS LLC Harrell's LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $1,736,560
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND, DECATUR Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2015 EPA $1,705,564
Green Bay Dressed Beef LLC Rosen's Diversified employment discrimination 2011 OFCCP $1,650,000
AGCO Corp. AGCO kickbacks and bribery 2009 DOJ_CRIMINAL $1,600,000
MGP Ingredients of Illinois, Inc MGP Ingredients environmental violation 2005 EPA $1,585,900
Cargill Pork Inc. Cargill environmental violation 2002 EPA $1,551,000
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill employment discrimination 2018 EEOC $1,500,000
NATIONAL COOPERATIVE REFINERY ASSOCIATION CHS Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $1,446,678
National Cooperative Refinery Association CHS Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA $1,445,000
Innophos (Rhodia Chemical Co.) Innophos Holdings environmental violation 2017 EPA $1,398,000
Wayne Farms LLC Continental Grain wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $1,375,000
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2006 EPA $1,370,000
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $1,290,000
NATIONAL COOPERATIVE REFINERY ASSOC CHS Inc. environmental violation 2003 EPA $1,108,214
DIDION MILLING-CAMBRIA Didion Milling environmental violation 2010 EPA $1,050,000
Southwest Rice Mill Southwest Rice Mill environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,012,401
CHS Inc. CHS Inc. securities issuance or trading violation 2016 CFTC $1,000,000
TATE & LYLE Tate & Lyle environmental violation 2015 EPA $970,000
ARCHER DANIEL MIDLAND COMPANY Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2015 EPA $953,629
GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION Kent Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $889,786
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2003 EPA (*) $872,958
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY - SOYBEAN PROCESSING PLANT (National Case) Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2003 EPA (*) $754,661
Liphatech, Inc. De Sangosse environmental violation 2014 EPA $738,000
LIPHATECH De Sangosse environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $738,000
Ag Processing, Inc. Ag Processing Inc. environmental violation 2018 EPA $700,000
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $625,000
Riceland Foods Riceland Foods employment discrimination 2012 private lawsuit-federal $600,000
Milk River Coop CHS Inc. environmental violation 2013 EPA $550,400
Bunge Global Markets, Inc. Bunge securities issuance or trading violation 2011 CFTC $550,000
Western Sugar Cooperative Western Sugar Cooperative employment discrimination 2011 EEOC $550,000
J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY J.R. Simplot environmental violation 2004 EPA $525,000
CARGILL, INC. Cargill environmental violation 2011 EPA $507,690
Cargill de Mexico SA De CV Cargill securities issuance or trading violation 2015 CFTC $500,000
CARGILL, INC. Cargill environmental violation 2006 EPA $481,537
GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION Kent Corp. environmental violation 2017 EPA $475,617
Lesco, Inc. Deere environmental violation 2003 EPA $465,300
CENEX HARVEST STATES COOPERATIVES CHS Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $461,876
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2014 EPA $430,000
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY Archer Daniels Midland environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $430,000
ADM Investor Services, Inc. Archer Daniels Midland securities issuance or trading violation 2013 CFTC $425,000
Western Sugar Cooperative Western Sugar Cooperative environmental violation 2010 EPA $406,736
WESTERN SUGAR COOPERATIVE Western Sugar Cooperative environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $406,736
Alfred C. Toepfer International, Inc. Archer Daniels Midland securities issuance or trading violation 2015 CFTC $400,000
COOPERATIVE PLUS INC. Cooperative Plus Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $376,350
Bunge Oils, Inc. Bunge labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $370,319
BUNGE NORTH AMERICA , INC. Bunge environmental violation 2011 EPA $364,583
J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY J.R. Simplot environmental violation 2016 EPA $350,000
COUNTRYMARK COOPERATIVE INC. CountryMark environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $348,666
Cargill Inc. Cargill employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $347,043
Simplot Phosphates J.R. Simplot environmental violation 2016 EPA $343,000
JAYHAWK PIPELINE, L.L.C. CHS Inc. environmental violation 2000 EPA $325,500
Archer-Daniels-Midland Archer Daniels Midland wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $325,000
Hydrofarm, Inc. Hydrofarm environmental violation 2013 EPA $316,000
Hydrofarm, Inc. Hydrofarm environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $316,000
RICELAND FOODS - SOY DIVISION Riceland Foods environmental violation 2010 EPA $309,940
CENTRAL SOYA CO., INC. Bunge environmental violation 2001 EPA $287,500
GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION Kent Corp. environmental violation 2007 EPA $280,000
Deere & Co. Deere workplace whistleblower retaliation 2016 OSHA $275,000
BUNGE NORTH AMERICA, INC. (NATIONAL CASE) Bunge environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $270,876
Cargill Cargill environmental violation 2015 EPA $265,000
CARGILL, INCORPORATED Cargill environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $265,000
HILLSDALE ELEVATOR COMPANY Hillsdale Elevator workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $216,000
Michigan Sugar Company Michigan Sugar Company environmental violation 2008 EPA (*) $210,000
CARGILL MEAT SOLUTIONS - DODGE CITY Cargill environmental violation 2008 EPA $209,000
Kronos Micronutrients Kronos Micronutrients LP environmental violation 2014 EPA $206,900
KRONOS MICRONUTRIENTS, LP Kronos Micronutrients LP environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $206,900
JR Simplot J.R. Simplot environmental violation 2016 EPA $206,000
GIBBON PACKING, LLC Rosen's Diversified environmental violation 2017 EPA $204,576
ADM Investor Services, Inc. Archer Daniels Midland securities issuance or trading violation 2009 CFTC $200,000
HAASBACH, L.L.C. Haasbach workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $200,000
TATE & LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERICAS LLC Tate & Lyle environmental violation 2008 EPA $190,630
TATE AND LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERICA, INC. Tate & Lyle environmental violation 2007 EPA $188,100
Cargill Meat Solutions Cargill wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $188,000
Cargill Inc. Cargill environmental violation 2014 EPA $187,500
CARGILL INCORPORATED Cargill environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $187,500
BARTLETT GRAIN COMPANY, LP Bartlett and Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $182,000
COUNTRYMARK REFINING AND LOGISTICS LLC CountryMark environmental violation 2010 PHMSA $180,800
Didion Milling, Inc. Didion Milling wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $175,603
Ingredion Incorporated Ingredion environmental violation 2017 EPA $162,090
Ventura Foods, LLC CHS Inc. environmental violation 2013 EPA $157,900
TATE & LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERICAS LLC Tate & Lyle environmental violation 2018 EPA $157,500
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