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

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 FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,500
Advance Food Company environmental violation 2010 EPA $7,500
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,391
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP D/B/A THE EARTHGRAINS COMPANY labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $7,330
KEYSTONE FOODS LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,256
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,205
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $7,000
SARA LEE FOODS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. NASHVILLE FEED MILL workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
TYSON PREPARED FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS INC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,000
TYSON CHICKEN INC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,000
Tyson Foods, Inc environmental violation 2004 EPA $7,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,982
ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $6,859
TYSON FRESH MEATS workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,750
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $6,700
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $6,600
TYSON PREPARED FOODS GROUP INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,500
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,500
Tyson Foods, Inc. Family and Medical Leave Act 2006 WHD $6,486
TYSON FOODS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,400
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $6,362
Sara Lee labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $6,200
TYSON FRESH MEATS environmental violation 2005 EPA $6,200
TYSON FRESH MEATS environmental violation 2005 EPA $6,200
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,050
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $6,000
SARA LEE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FOODS INC workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FOODS POULTRY FEED MILL workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,000
COBB VANTRESS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $6,000
TYSON FOODS INC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $5,950
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $5,875
THE BRUSS COMPANY environmental violation 2014 EPA $5,785
ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,739
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $5,670
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,600
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,600
TYSON FRESH MEATS workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,544
THE BRUSS COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,543
TYSON FRESH MEATS workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $5,525
SARA LEE FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $5,525
TYSON NEW HOLLAND CHICKEN PROC PLT. environmental violation 2014 EPA $5,516
TYSON FRESH MEATS INC-DENISON environmental violation 2006 EPA $5,500
IBP INC workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $5,500
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $5,500
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $5,445
DORADA POULTRY, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $5,400
BARBER FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,344
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $5,325
TYSON FOODS INC. HARMONY 370970009390010 environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,273
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,250
Sara Lee Foods U.S. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $5,212
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,200
SARA LEE FROZEN BAKERY LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,150
SARA LEE BAKERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,142
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,125
The Earthgrains Company and/or Metz Baking Company labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $5,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. environmental violation 2010 EPA $5,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $5,000
TYSON FOODS workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $5,000
BARBER FOODS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $5,000
SARA LEE FOOD SERVICE workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $5,000
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $5,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,000
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL INC workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $5,000
TYSON FOODS, INC. environmental violation 2001 EPA $5,000
Tyson East Feed Mill environmental violation 2005 EPA $5,000
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