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Tyson Pleads Guilty and Pays Fine For Safety Violations That Led To Workers Death

Tyson Foods pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Arkansas on January 6, 2008¬†and agreed to pay a fine of $500,000 for violating worker safety regulations that led to a worker’s death in its River Valley Animal Foods plant in Texarkana, Ark. A maintenance employee at the plant died in October 2003 after he was overcome with hydrogen sulfide gas while repairing a leak from a hydrolyzer. The company will also serve one year probation.

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