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Noncompliance Records Received

In 2016, we did not receive any noncompliance records for laws and regulations, and/or voluntary standards related to transportation, handling and slaughtering practices.

Jennie-O Turkey Store follows the animal welfare guidelines from the National Turkey Federation and the Global Food Safety Initiative guidelines for food safety as the auditing criteria for our hatcheries, grower farms and processing plants. We are proud to consistently score in the highest category.

2016 Highlights

In 2016, 607 internal audits were conducted by the Jennie-O Turkey Store live production quality assurance department, as well as 32 production National Turkey Federation audits by managers and supervisors of live production.

607
Internal Audits Conducted
by Jennie-O Turkey Store

Daily internal audits at Jennie-O Turkey Store processing facilities conducted by quality assurance and operations personnel help maintain the highest animal care practices. In calendar year 2016, nine external audits were performed by outside auditors. Internally, Jennie-O Turkey Store participated in six formal audits, and 102 audits were conducted by company managers at processing facilities on an unannounced, random basis.

In 2016, we did not receive any noncompliance records for laws and regulations, and/or voluntary standards related to transportation, handling and slaughtering practices.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Notes

  • G4-FP13

    Total number of incidents of noncompliance with laws and regulations, and adherence to voluntary standards related to transportation, handling and slaughter practices for live terrestrial and aquatic animals.

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