• Oct 21, 2014

    Sysco Food Stored 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. After weeks of surveillance, the investigative unit questioned Sysco employees about the practice and revealed its findi...
  • Oct 21, 2014

    Sysco Corporation Regrets Storing Food in Sheds Throughout United States 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.

  • Oct 21, 2014

    Sysco Food Corp. Employees Claim Food Sheds Commonly Used Throughout U.S. and 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 have launched inquiries by Canadian government officials and have prompted an apology and pledge to “improve oversight...
  • Jul 18, 2014

    Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Seafood, Milk and Raw Meat in Unrefrigerated Sheds

    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 and unsafe. Vicky Nguyen reports in a video that aired on July 17, 2014.

  • Jul 18, 2014

    Sysco Food Stored 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. After weeks of surveillance, the investigative unit questioned Sysco employees about the practice and revealed its findi...
  • Apr 30, 2014

    FDA Unveils Plan to Bring New Oversight of Food Distribution

    The FDA has unveiled new rules designed to improve food safety and create uniform federal standards for how human and animal food is transported. The proposal would affect more than 83,000 businesses and is expected to cost $149 million in its first year.

  • Feb 1, 2014

    FDA Unveils Plan to Bring New Oversight of Food Distribution

    The FDA has unveiled new rules designed to improve food safety and create uniform federal standards for how human and animal food is transported. The proposal would affect more than 83,000 businesses and is expected to cost $149 million in its first year. Vicky Nguyen reports.

  • Nov 28, 2013

    Records Reveal Drivers Over Hours, Safety at Risk

    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 on Nov. 27, 2013.

  • Jul 10, 2013

    Sysco Food Found at Storage Sheds Served to the Public

    Sysco Corporation, one of the nation’s largest food distributors, is under investigation by the California Department of Public Health after an NBC Bay Area investigation discovered over a dozen outdoor storage sheds used to keep perishable food items. Vicky Nguyen reports.

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