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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: Bovine carcase from an over 12 month old animal presented for post-mortem inspection without having all SRM removed, as a piece of spinal cord remained attached to the spinal column. 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