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: 
$34,378,070
Number of records: 
167
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$15,534,10515
employment discrimination$7,002,5007
environmental violation$5,394,56044
work visa violations$4,500,0001
workplace safety or health violation$1,538,60087
agribusiness violation$283,0004
labor relations violation$75,3058
workplace whistleblower retaliation$50,0001
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: 

GOLD KIST; GOLD KIST POULTRY; GOLD KIST SC POULTRY DIV; Gold' n Plump Poultry, Inc.; GOLD'N PLUMP FARMS LLC; GOLDN PLUMP POULTRY; JBS; JBS SOUDERTON / ALLENTOWN RD; JBS TOLLESON, INC.; JBS USA Food Company,; JBS USA Food Company, Swift Beef Company; JBS USA LUX S.A. and Swift Beef Company; PILGRIM'S PRIDE - NASHVILLE FEED 050610000600020; PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION 010950000600040; PILGRIMS PRIDE; PILGRIMS PRIDE D / B / A TO RICOS; PILGRIMS PRIDE FEED; PILGRIMS PRIDE POULTRY PROC P PERMIT SC000 [...]

Links: 

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 wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
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 FACILITY environmental violation 2010 EPA $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
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $140,614
SWIFT PORK CO environmental violation 2017 EPA $124,500
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
JBS Packerland (Plainwell, MI) environmental violation 2013 EPA $67,900
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2016 EPA $65,850
JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $64,668
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2013 EPA $63,987
PILGRIM'S CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $61,913
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $60,060
SWIFT PORK CO environmental violation 2017 EPA $60,000
Swift & Company wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $58,017
JBS SOUDERTON FACILITY environmental violation 2003 EPA $54,018
PILGRIM'S PRIDE workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $54,000
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
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 PROCESSING PLANT environmental violation 2017 EPA $49,082
SWIFT PORK CO environmental violation 2008 EPA $47,800
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2015 EPA $47,084
JBS USA wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $45,217
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2010 EPA $43,700
Swift & Company wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $41,703
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION environmental violation 2016 EPA $40,300
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
SWIFT PORK CO environmental violation 2011 EPA $37,250
PILGRIM'S PRIDE PROCESSING PLANT environmental violation 2011 EPA $36,100
JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $35,332
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
GOLD KIST POULTRY workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $30,000
PILGRIMS PRIDE POULTRY PROC. P (Permit SC0000795) Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2008 EPA $30,000
JBS SOUDERTON, INC environmental violation 2011 EPA $29,785
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $28,125
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $27,885
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $25,250
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $24,942
SWIFT PORK CO environmental violation 2014 EPA $24,550
SWIFT & COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $24,075
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $22,950
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY environmental violation 2001 EPA $22,379
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
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
PILGRIMS PRIDE POULTRY PROC. P (Permit SC0000795) Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2011 EPA $16,800
PILGRIM'S CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $15,040
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION 010950000600040 environmental violation 2003 EPA $15,000
JBS USA, LLC DBA SWIFT & CO workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $14,785
PILGRIM'S PRIDE - NASHVILLE FEED 050610000600020 environmental violation 2009 EPA $14,715
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $14,575
JBS SOUDERTON FACILITY environmental violation 2015 EPA $14,486
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation d/b/a To-Ricos labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $14,300
PILGRAM'S PRIDE workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $13,800
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,675
SWIFT PORK COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,471
Swift & Company wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $12,226
PILGRIMS PRIDE CORPORATION wage and hour violation 2015 KY-DWS $12,156
JBS FIVE RIVERS CATTLE FEEDING workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $11,500
GOLD'N PLUMP POULTRY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $11,370
SWIFT PORK COMANY DBA JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $11,250
Pilgrims Pride environmental violation 2013 EPA $11,200
SWIFT BEEF COMPANY environmental violation 2011 EPA $10,766
JBS SOUDERTON INC/ALLENTOWN RD environmental violation 2013 EPA $10,560
SANFORD PROCESSING PLANT environmental violation 2016 EPA $10,382
JBS SOUDERTON FACILITY environmental violation 2011 EPA $10,232
JBS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $10,140
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $10,115
Gold Kist, Inc. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $10,000
SWIFT AND COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $10,000
PILGRIM'S PRIDE workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $10,000
JBS USA, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $10,000
SWIFT PORK COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $10,000
GOLD'N PLUMP FARMS LLC environmental violation 2014 EPA $10,000
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