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on August 3, 2022

OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride for Georgia ammonia leak

The company will owe a proposed $110,630 in penalties.

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation found that uncontrolled temperature and pressure conditions in an ammonia refrigeration system caused a January 19 ammonia leak at a Pilgrim’s Pride poultry processing plant in Canton, Georgia.

The agency issued nine serious citations to Pilgrim’s Pride for failure to confirm a…

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