JBS USA Announces Major Expansion of Ottumwa Pork Facility

February 14, 2019 JBS USA

JBS USA announced a nearly $20 million expansion of its Plumrose USA prepared foods business in Ottumwa, Iowa, to meet growing foodservice and retail customer demand for high quality bacon products. The expansion includes additional bacon processing and slicing capacities, bacon equipment upgrades and new state-of-the-art slicing equipment.

AMS Reaches a Consent Decision with JBS USA Food Company

December 17, 2018 USDA AMS

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reached a consent decision with JBS USA Food Company, also known as Swift Beef Company (JBS Swift), Greeley, Colo., for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act. The consent decision was signed by Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge, Channing D. Strother, on November 21, 2018.