PSD Enforcement

AMS Reaches a Consent Decision with JBS USA Food Company

Release No.: 179-18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2018 – 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.

USDA Settles a Case with Ganaderos Borges Inc. Resulting in a $7,250 Penalty

Release No.: 177-18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2018 – On Nov. 5, 2018, Ganaderos Borges Inc. (Ganaderos), Naguabo, Puerto Rico, a slaughtering packer, waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $7,250 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with Hacienda Central Inc. Resulting in a $1,450 Penalty

Release No.: 176-18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2018 – On Nov. 7, 2018, Hacienda Central Inc. (Hacienda), Jancos, Puerto Rico, a slaughtering packer, waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $1,450 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with Flying N Cattle Exchange Resulting in a $3,500 Penalty

Release No.: 171-18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2018 – On Aug. 01, 2018, Ashley Noland, doing business as Flying N Cattle Exchange, Amarillo, Texas., waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $3,500 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with Enumclaw Sales Pavilion Inc., Resulting in a $1,600 Penalty

Release No.: 170-18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2018 – On Nov. 3, 2018, Enumclaw Sales Pavilion, Inc., d.b.a. Cascade Cattle Company of Enumclaw, Washington, waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $1,600 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with the Worland Livestock Auction LLC. Resulting in a $3,000 Penalty

Release No.: 151-18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2018 – On May 22, 2018, Worland Livestock Auction LLC. (Worland), Worland, Wyoming, waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $3,000 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with Justin Thompson Resulting in a $1,925 Penalty

Release No.: 166-18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2018 – On Nov. 14, 2018, Justin Thompson, doing business as Justin Thompson Farms, Hineston, La., waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $1,925 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

USDA Settles a Case with Paris Livestock Auction LLC Resulting in a $3,000 Penalty

Release No.: 162-18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2018 – On Oct, 24, 2018, the Paris Livestock Auction LLC, Paris, Texas, waived its right to a hearing, entered into a stipulation agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and paid a penalty of $3,000 for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

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