Sysco Fined Millions for Food Safety Violations

Sysco Fined Millions for Food Safety Violations

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Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, has agreed to pay $19.4 million in penalties and restitution after an NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered the company’s secret food sheds regulators called illegal... Read More

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Nov 27, 2013 Share
Records Show Sysco Drivers Dangerously Over Hours

Records Show Sysco Drivers Dangerously Over Hours

The Investigative Unit exposes hundreds of violations at Sysco Foods for big rig drivers logging too many hours behind the wheel on Bay Area roads. Vicky Nguyen reports November 27th, 2013. Read More

Nov 27, 2013 Share
Timeline: NBC Bay Area Investigation Into Sysco Corporation and Food Safety

Timeline: NBC Bay Area Investigation Into Sysco Corporation and Food Safety

Below is a timeline of events, detailing NBC Bay Area’s investigation into Sysco Corporation and its food distribution practices. Read More

Sep 30, 2013 Share
Food Giant Sysco Under USDA Investigation

Food Giant Sysco Under USDA Investigation

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, is under a federal investigation by the USDA for its widespread practice of storing food headed to restaurants in unrefrigerated sheds. Lawmakers say NBC investigation... Read More

Sep 10, 2013 Share
Sysco Employees: Food Sheds Used Throughout U.S., Canada

Sysco Employees: Food Sheds Used Throughout U.S., Canada

Employees of Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, shed light on the dirty and longstanding practices of storing food in outdoor, unrefrigerated sheds across the U.S. and Canada. Their testimonies to NBC Bay Area Read More

Sep 6, 2013 Share
Sysco Regrets Storing Food in Sheds Throughout US and Canada

Sysco Regrets Storing Food in Sheds Throughout US and Canada

Sysco Corporation announced sweeping changes to its operations tonight that will improve food safety for millions of people who eat food provided by the world’s largest food distributor. Read More

Jul 16, 2013 Share
Food in Dirty Sheds Served to Bay Area Restaurants

Food in Dirty Sheds Served to Bay Area Restaurants

NBC Bay Area learned Sysco Corporation rented 14 outdoor public storage units for years and used them as makeshift warehouses for raw meats, milk, and produce destined for restaurants and other clients across Northern California. Read More

Jul 10, 2013 Share
Sysco Corporation Facing Fines for Storing Food in Outdoor Sheds

Sysco Corporation Facing Fines for Storing Food in Outdoor Sheds

The Investigative Unit’s exclusive hidden camera investigation prompts immediate action by CA health inspectors; Sysco Corporation--one of the country's largest food distributors with 400 thousand clients worldwide--is facing major... Read More

Jul 9, 2013 Share
Raw Meat Found in Unrefrigerated Storage Sheds

Raw Meat Found in Unrefrigerated Storage Sheds

The Investigative Unit finds raw meat, dairy, and produce among the food items kept in hot outdoor storage lockers rented by Sysco Corporation, one of the nation’s largest food distributors; the discovery has prompted state health... Read More

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