Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Hormel Foods
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol HRL)
Headquartered in: 
Minnesota
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
meatpacking
Penalty total since 2000: 
$8,638,334
Number of records: 
32
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$6,745,4464
employment discrimination$1,041,8612
workplace safety or health violation$531,77222
wage and hour violation$297,3752
labor relations violation$21,8802
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be 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 list below.

Associated Names: 

CENTURY FOODS INTERNATIONAL, LLC; COLUMBUS FOODS; COLUMBUS FOODS 170310597800010; COLUMBUS MFG; DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS; HORMEL; HORMEL FOODS AUSTIN PLANT; JENNIE O; MOUNTAIN PRAIRIE; ROCHELLE FOODS; VALLEY FRESH

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Columbus Manufacturing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbus Foods LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $6,685,446
Columbus Manufacturing Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $685,466
Hormel Foods Corp. employment discrimination 2016 OFCCP $550,000
Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. employment discrimination 2016 OFCCP $491,861
JENNIE-O-TURKEY STORE, INC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $238,000
Hormel Foods wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-state $195,087
Hormel Foods Corporation wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $102,288
MOUNTAIN PRAIRIE L.L.C. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $55,000
COLUMBUS FOODS 170310597800010 environmental violation 2012 EPA $50,000
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $31,000
COLUMBUS MANUFACTURING, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $22,050
DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $18,700
MOUNTAIN PRAIRIE L.L.C. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $18,000
COLUMBUS FOODS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $15,840
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $15,000
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $14,000
DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,675
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $12,600
Rochelle Foods, Inc. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $12,000
HORMEL FOODS CORP/QUALITY PORK PROCESSORS - AUSTIN environmental violation 2015 EPA $10,000
Jennie-O Turkey Store labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $9,880
CENTURY FOODS INTERNATIONAL, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $8,873
VALLEY FRESH, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $8,510
DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $8,000
VALLEY FRESH INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,500
HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $7,500
HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,500
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,350
VALLEY FRESH, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $6,650
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,475
DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,500
JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,049
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