Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
WH Group
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
China
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
meatpacking
Penalty total since 2000: 
$71,622,909
Number of records: 
127
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$54,766,92224
wage and hour violation$8,915,7884
premerger notification violation$2,900,0002
employment discrimination$1,926,1703
workplace safety or health violation$1,424,58870
labor relations violation$1,382,53416
agribusiness violation$216,5003
motor vehicle safety violation$37,5102
aviation safety violation$25,0001
Family and Medical Leave Act$19,0631
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: 

1 SMITHFIELD FOODS AND 2 SMITHFIELD PACKING; ARMOUR; CLOUGHERTY PACKING; CLOUGHERTY PACKING DBA / FARMER JOHN; CLOUGHERTY PACKING DBA FARMER JOHN; CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700016; CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700024; CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700039; FARMLAND FOODS; FARMLAND FOODS DBA COOKS HAM; FARMLAND IND; HENRYS HICKORY HOUSE; JOHN MORRELL; MOYER PACKING; MURPHY BROWN; MURPHY-BROWN OF MISSOURI LLC-SOMERSET; NORTH SIDE FOOD [...]

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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
Premium Standard Farms (PSF) and Continental Grain Company environmental violation 2001 EPA $50,350,000
Farmland Foods wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $5,774,000
Smithfield Foods Inc. premerger notification violation 2004 DOJ_ANTITRUST $2,000,000
Smithfield Packing wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
SMITHFIELD BEEF - SOUDERTON INC., (aka MOPAC)/JBS SOUDERTON environmental violation 2010 EPA $1,900,000
John Morrell & Co employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $1,386,632
Smithfield Packing wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $950,000
Smithfield Foods Inc premerger notification violation 2010 DOJ_ANTITRUST $900,000
Farmland Industries, Inc. environmental violation 2003 EPA $750,000
PREMIUM STANDARD FARMS environmental violation 2002 EPA $650,000
Clougherty Packing Co. employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $439,538
Farmland Industries, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $415,000
Farmland Foods, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $241,920
FARMLAND INDUSTRIES, INC. environmental violation 2004 EPA $222,266
John Morrell Company environmental violation 2011 EPA $206,000
John Morrell Company environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $206,000
Murphy-Brown, LLC wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $191,788
John Morrell & Co. agribusiness violation 2011 GIPSA $162,500
SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $161,525
1) Smithfield Foods, Inc. and 2) Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $147,787
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $133,125
Moyer Packing Company labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $120,832
Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Smithfield Packing labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $117,433
Clougherty Packing, LLC, dba Farmer John employment discrimination 2017 EEOC $100,000
Murphy Brown, LLC environmental violation 2006 EPA $100,000
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $96,750
PATRICK CUDAHY INC 550790018800054 environmental violation 2010 EPA $95,000
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700024 environmental violation 2007 EPA $76,000
JOHN MORRELL & COMPANY labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $74,912
MURPHY-BROWN, LLC environmental violation 2006 EPA $73,886
PATRICK CUDAHY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $72,000
FARMLAND FOODS, INC environmental violation 2009 EPA $70,426
Smithfield Packing Co., Wilson Division labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $68,000
Smithfield Packing Co., Wilson Division labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $60,000
SMITHFIELD FRESH MEATS CORPORATION (f/k/a Smithfie environmental violation 2018 EPA $58,549
SMITHFIELD FRESH MEATS CORP environmental violation 2018 EPA $58,030
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $53,300
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $50,362
JOHN MORRELL & COMPANY environmental violation 2011 EPA $48,079
SMITHFIELD FOODS NORTH workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $46,935
Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. agribusiness violation 2012 GIPSA $39,000
JOHN MORRELL & CO. labor relations violation 2017 NLRB $37,500
FARMLAND FOODS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $35,800
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $35,000
PINE RIDGE FARMS LLC motor vehicle safety violation 2008 FMCSA $32,230
HENRY'S HICKORY HOUSE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $32,000
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $32,000
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $30,240
PREMIUM PET HEALTH LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $29,925
Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $28,800
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $26,019
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $25,008
SMITHFIELD FOODS INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $25,000
JOHN MORRELL & COMPANY labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $24,399
FARMLAND FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $22,900
MURPHY-BROWN LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $21,800
JOHN MORRELL & CO. environmental violation 2002 EPA $20,811
CLOUGHERTY PACKING, LLC DBA FARMER JOHN workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $19,530
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC DBA FARMER JOHN workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $19,085
Smithfield Farmland Corp. Family and Medical Leave Act 2016 WHD $19,063
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC DBA / FARMER JOHN workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $18,375
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC DBA / FARMER JOHN workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $18,175
PINE RIDGE FARMS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $18,000
North Side Foods Corp. environmental violation 2003 EPA $17,875
Farmland Industries, Inc. environmental violation 2003 EPA $17,000
PREMIUM PET HEALTH LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $16,975
SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY TAR HEEL DIVISION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $16,600
ARMOUR SWIFT ECKRICH INC workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $16,156
CLOUGHERTY PACKING, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $16,070
HENRY'S HICKORY HOUSE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $16,000
John Morrell & Co. agribusiness violation 2011 GIPSA $15,000
Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $15,000
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $14,000
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP/ARNOLD PLT environmental violation 2017 EPA $13,600
JOHN MORRELL & CO. workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $13,000
FARMLAND FOODS, INC. DBA COOK'S HAM, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $12,750
JOHN MORRELL & COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $12,500
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $11,175
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $11,000
SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY TAR HEEL DIVISION workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $10,710
SMITHFIELD workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $10,690
FARMLAND FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $10,500
JOHN MORRELL & CO. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $10,200
Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Smithfield Packing Co., Tar Heel Division labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $10,000
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700016 environmental violation 2004 EPA $10,000
JOHN MORRELL COMPANY labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $9,951
PREMIUM PET HEALTH LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $9,639
PREMIUM STANDARD FARMS workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,450
SMITHFIELD FARMLAND CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $9,310
John Morrell Corporation railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $8,834
JOHN MORRELL & CO. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $8,500
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC/HORMEL FOODS CORP 06037C035700039 environmental violation 2009 EPA $8,400
THE SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $8,210
MURPHY-BROWN LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,700
CLOUGHERTY PACKING LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,500
MURPHY-BROWN OF MISSOURI LLC-SOMERSET environmental violation 2006 EPA $7,500
PREMIUM STANDARD FARMS INC-VALLEY VIEW environmental violation 2006 EPA $7,500
JOHN MORRELL & COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,438
FARMLAND FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $7,317
PINE RIDGE FARMS LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,250
SMITHFIELD FOODS - DENISON workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,157
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