Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
JBS
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Brazil
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
meatpacking
Penalty total since 2000: 
$176,043,927
Number of records: 
237
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
competition-related offenses$135,206,5726
employment-related offenses$32,697,95835
environment-related offenses$5,591,52159
safety-related offenses$2,547,876137
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices$107,923,5721
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$27,000,0001
wage and hour violation$15,534,10515
employment discrimination$12,502,5008
environmental violation$5,591,52159
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 totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

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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
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2021 DOJ_ANTITRUST $107,923,572
JBS S.A. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2020 SEC $27,000,000
Pilgrim's Pride wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
JBS USA LLC dba JBS Swift & Company employment discrimination 2021 EEOC $5,500,000
Pilgrim's Pride Inc. work visa violations 2009 USAO $4,500,000
JBS USA LUX S.A. and Swift Beef Company employment discrimination 2018 OFCCP $4,000,000
Gold'n Plump Poultry wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $3,875,000
JBS Souderton Inc. environmental violation 2010 USAO $2,000,000
Swift Beef Company environmental violation 2011 EPA $1,300,000
Gold'n Plump Poultry, Inc. employment discrimination 2009 private lawsuit-federal $1,200,000
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY AKA JBS SWIFT environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $1,200,000
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $1,001,438
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. employment discrimination 2007 OFCCP $1,000,000
JBS SOUDERTON INC environmental violation 2009 PA-ENV $950,000
Gold' n Plump Poultry, Inc. employment discrimination 2008 EEOC $365,000
Gold'N Plump Poultry, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $202,066
JBS Swift & Co. employment discrimination 2007 OFCCP $200,000
Swift & Company employment discrimination 2002 DOJ_RIGHTS $187,500
JBS USA, LLC agribusiness violation 2011 GIPSA $175,000
JBS FOODS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2021 OSHA $174,566
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $140,614
JBS GREEN BAY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $100,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $86,500
GOLD KIST, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $85,500
PILGRIM'S workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $74,826
JBS USA wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $74,425
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $72,500
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $70,000
JBS Packerland (Plainwell, MI) environmental violation 2013 EPA $67,900
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $66,300
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2016 EPA $65,850
JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $64,668
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation environmental violation 2011 TX-ENV $64,120
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation environmental violation 2013 TX-ENV $63,987
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation environmental violation 2010 GA-ENV $63,575
PILGRIM'S CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $61,913
JBS SOUDERTON INC environmental violation 2006 PA-ENV $61,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $60,060
Swift & Company wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $58,017
JBS SOUDERTON INC environmental violation 2002 PA-ENV $54,018
PILGRIM'S PRIDE workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $54,000
Pilgrims Pride Corporation environmental violation 2012 AL-ENV $53,800
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $51,950
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. environmental violation 2017 LA-ENV $51,840
JBS USA Food Company, Swift Beef Company agribusiness violation 2018 GIPSA $50,000
JBS USA Food Company, agribusiness violation 2018 AMS $50,000
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation employment discrimination 2019 EEOC $50,000
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. workplace whistleblower retaliation 2012 OSHA $50,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $50,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $50,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2017 FL-DEP $49,382
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2015 EPA $47,084
JBS USA wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $45,217
Swift & Company wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $41,703
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2016 EPA $40,300
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP environmental violation 2004 PA-ENV $40,000
Pilgrims Pride Corporation environmental violation 2017 EPA $40,000
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2000 EPA $38,700
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $38,500
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2011 FL-DEP $37,280
JBS GREEN BAY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $36,956
Gold Kist, Inc. environmental violation 2003 AL-ENV $35,400
JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $35,332
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation environmental violation 2010 TX-ENV $34,960
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $34,072
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $33,670
JBS SOUDERTON, INC environmental violation 2016 EPA $32,500
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $31,275
JBS USA, LLC labor relations violation 2017 NLRB $30,000
GOLD KIST POULTRY workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $30,000
JBS SOUDERTON, INC environmental violation 2011 EPA $29,785
SWIFT PORK COMPANY DBA JBS USA LLC workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $29,400
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2021 OSHA $29,179
PILGRIMS PRIDE INC workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $28,000
JBS FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2021 OSHA $27,306
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $26,988
JBS FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2021 OSHA $25,746
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $25,250
SWIFT PORK COMPANY DBA JBS USA LLC workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $25,000
SWIFT PORK COMPANY DBA JBS USA LLC workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $25,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $24,942
SWIFT & COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $24,075
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2008 SC-ENV $24,000
SWIFT PORK COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $23,280
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2000 TX-ENV $21,875
JBS SOUDERTON INC environmental violation 2017 PA-ENV $21,400
Gold Kist, Inc. environmental violation 2000 AL-ENV $18,800
SWIFT PORK COMPANY AKA JBS USA LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $18,635
SWIFT PORK COMPANY AKA JBS USA LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $18,280
JBS, USA, LLC wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $18,023
PILGRIM'S workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $17,816
SWIFT & COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $17,750
Pilgrim's Pride corporation d/b/a To-Ricos labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $17,600
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP environmental violation 2011 SC-ENV $16,800
JBS FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $15,615
PILGRIM'S CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $15,040
Gold Kist, Inc. environmental violation 2003 AL-ENV $15,000
JBS USA, LLC DBA SWIFT & CO workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $14,785
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation environmental violation 2009 AR-ENV $14,715
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $14,575
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2021 OSHA $14,500
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