Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pilgrim's Pride Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
JBS
Penalty: 
$4,500,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
December 30, 2009
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
work visa violations
Violation Description: 

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation and Immigration was offered a non-prosecution agreement to resolve an investigation with respect to the hiring and employment of undocumented wsorkers and its plants in the Eastern District of Texas.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
Brazil
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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