Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Tyson Foods
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol TSN)
Headquartered in: 
Arkansas
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
Penalty total since 2000: 
$169,339,622
Number of records: 
284
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
employment-related offenses$93,566,05856
environment-related offenses$57,689,34569
competition-related offenses$9,030,0004
safety-related offenses$7,554,219154
financial offenses$1,500,0001
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$75,127,08315
environmental violation$57,689,34569
employment discrimination$17,606,18014
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$9,000,0002
food safety violation$4,400,0001
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 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.

Associated Names: 

ADVANCE FOOD; ADVANCED PIERRE FOODS, CO.; ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS; ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS; BARBER FOODS; Cobb-Vantress; DORADA; EARTHGRAINS; EARTHGRAINS AND / OR METZ BAKING; EARTHGRAINS COS; HILLSHIRE BRANDS; Hygrade Food Corp.; IBP; IBP AND TYSON FRESH MEATS; KEYSTONE FOODS LLC; PIERRE FOODS; SARA LEE; SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP D / B / A EARTHGRAINS; SARA LEE FOOD SVC; SARA LEE FOODS US; SARA LEE FRESH; SARA LEE FROZEN BAKERY LLC; SOUTHERN FAMILY FOODS; SOUTHWEST PRODUCTS, LLC; THE BRUSS COMPANY; The [...]

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For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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TYSON POULTRY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $25,868
TYSON FARMS INCORPORATED - GLEN ALLEN environmental violation 2006 EPA $25,700
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $25,609
TYSON FARMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $25,000
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. environmental violation 2007 EPA $24,882
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP wage and hour violation 2005 KY-DWS $24,378
SOUTHWEST PRODUCTS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $24,370
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP INC. environmental violation 2011 EPA $23,010
Tyson Fresh Meats agribusiness violation 2016 GIPSA $22,500
SOUTHERN FAMILY FOODS LLC environmental violation 2011 EPA $22,500
SOUTHWEST PRODUCTS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $22,470
TYSON DELI, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $22,000
TYSON FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $21,824
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $21,275
TYSON FOODS INC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $21,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $21,000
TYSON FOOD INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $20,914
Sara Lee Bakery Group labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $20,000
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $20,000
TYSON FOODS INC - TEMPERANCEVI (Permit VA0004049) Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2005 EPA $18,400
SARA LEE FRESH workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $18,270
SOUTHWEST PRODUCTS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $18,260
SARA LEE FRESH, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $18,150
Tyson Foods, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $18,000
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $16,930
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $16,900
VANS INTERNATIONAL FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $16,400
Tyson Foods environmental violation 2008 EPA $16,250
TYSON PREPARED FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $16,000
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $15,850
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $15,200
Sara Lee labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $15,000
Tyson Foods labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $15,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. environmental violation 2004 EPA $14,362
IBP, Inc. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $14,320
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $14,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $13,260
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $13,000
TYSON FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,934
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,934
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $12,780
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,675
Sara Lee Bakery Group labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $12,500
TYSON FARMS INCORPORATED - GLEN ALLEN environmental violation 2009 EPA $12,155
Sara Lee Food and Beverage labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $12,109
TYSON CHICKEN INC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $12,100
EARTHGRAINS COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $12,000
SARAH LEE BAKERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $12,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,000
TYSON FOODS INC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $11,700
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $11,675
TYSON POULTRY, INC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $11,500
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $11,366
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $11,100
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $11,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $10,780
TYSON FARMS, INC environmental violation 2012 EPA $10,631
HILLSHIRE BRANDS workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $10,400
Tyson Foods labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $10,268
IBP, LLC wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $10,164
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $10,075
DORADA POULTRY, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $10,050
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $10,000
The Earthgrains Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $10,000
Tyson Foods, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $10,000
TYSON FARMS, INC. environmental violation 2016 EPA $10,000
IBP, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $10,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $10,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $10,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $10,000
TYSON FOODS environmental violation 2000 EPA $10,000
TYSON FOODS environmental violation 2000 EPA $10,000
TYSON FOODS/NOEL PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $9,977
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $9,800
ADVANCED PIERRE FOODS, CO. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $9,701
Sara Lee Bakery Group labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $9,700
TYSON CHICKEN INC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $9,500
Earthgrains Company, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $9,471
TYSON POULTRY, INC. environmental violation 2015 EPA $9,042
TYSON CHICKEN, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $9,000
David Gladbach environmental violation 2012 EPA $9,000
Sara Lee Corporation environmental violation 2003 EPA $8,937
HILLSHIRE BRANDS CO workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $8,820
SARA LEE FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $8,670
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. - STORM LAKE (Permit IA0064998) ADMINISTRATIVE CONSENT ORDER environmental violation 2017 EPA $8,500
TYSON FOODS, INC. DBA TYSON VALLEY DISTRIBUTION CN workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $8,500
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $8,500
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $8,400
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $8,400
TYSON FOODS INC - TEMPERANCEVI (Permit VA0004049) Cwa Penalty Ao environmental violation 2011 EPA $8,330
KEYSTONE FOODS LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $8,232
IBP, INC labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $8,000
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $8,000
PIERRE FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $8,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $8,000
TYSON FOODS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $8,000
Tyson Poultry, Inc. wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $7,786
ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,680
The Earthgrains Company labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $7,607
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., agribusiness violation 2011 GIPSA $7,500
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,500
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