The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognized Foster Farms facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative employee safety and health programs. The awards were based on each facility’s injury statistics over three years and an evaluation of written applications. The Award of Distinction is the highest level of recognition for the program.
The following Foster Farms facilities earned Awards of Distinction:
- Demopolis, AL – Corndog Plant
- Emmett, AR – Feed Mill
- Turlock, CA – Cooked Chicken
- Turlock, CA – Processing
- Fresno, CA – Processing
- Delta, CO – Feed Mill
- Athens, LA – Hatchery
- Farmerville, LA – Cooked Chicken
- Farmerville, LA – Processing
According to the National Chicken Council, illness and injury rates industry wide have decreased 80 percent since 1994.
To see the complete list of awards from the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council, click here.