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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Dunbia (Preston) Limited
Current Parent CompanyDawn Meats
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Dawn Meats
Company City/Town: Preston
Penalty: £88,707
Year: 2019
Date: 11 March, 2019
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: food safety violation
Violation Description: Ovine heads presented for post-mortem inspection with permanent incisors erupted through the gum, indicating that they belonged to older sheep and therefore were SRM. Carcases of the sheep had not been split and had not had spinal cord removed. Company pleaded guilty to three offences at Preston Magistrates Court on 5 September 2018. The case was commited to the Crown Court for sentencing, which took place at Preston Crown Court on 11 March 2019. The company was fined £250,000.00 and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £16,121.42.
Agency: Food Standards Agency
HQ Country of Parent: Ireland
Ownership Structure of Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Parent: food products
Specific Industry of Parent: meat products
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Source Notes: Fine and costs split between three cases