Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bumble Bee Foods LLC
Current Parent Company: 
FCF Co.
Penalty: 
$6,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 12, 2015
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

Bumble Bee Foods agreed to pay $6 million in replacing equipment, restitution, fines, penalties, court costs and environmental fund donations, in settlement of charges it failed to implement and maintain safety programs, resulting in a worker being killed inside an industrial tuna oven when it was turned on. The settlement came with a guilty plea to the misdemeanor.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Los Angeles County (CA) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Los Angeles
Facility City: 
Santa Fe Springs
HQ Country of Parent: 
Taiwan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
seafood
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Parent company note: 
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