Safety is a huge part of the Mountaire culture, and our performance has received special recognition by national trade organizations. The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF), and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) sponsored the 2018 Joint Poultry Industry Safety Awards Program. This award is given to the companies that have the best safety performance and display a commitment to a culture of safety. Companies are selected based on achieving the highest standard of safety results for the past three years, and a successful evaluation of the effectiveness of Safety and Health programs. The Mountaire facilities listed below were selected as winners.

Award of Distinction
Princess Anne Hatchery – Princess Anne, Maryland
Mount Vernon Hatchery – Siler City, North Carolina
Millsboro Feed Mill – Millsboro, Delaware
Westover Feed Mill – Westover, Maryland
Lumber Bridge Processing Operation – Lumber Bridge, North Carolina
Resource Recovery Plant – Millsboro, Delaware

Award of Honor
Selbyville Processing Operation – Selbyville, Delaware
Millsboro Processing Operation – Millsboro, Delaware

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Award of Merit
Mountaire Breeder Operation – Statesville, North Carolina

Mountaire’s Safety Mission Statement begins with “we will be leaders of safety performance in the poultry industry.” Our people who have accomplished these results serve as another example of “Operational Excellence,” as demonstrated by their high standard of safety achievements being recognized by Mountaire’s peers and fellow industry professionals.