Before charging Sysco foods with an historic $19.4 million fine, the California Department of Public Health investigated the distributor's use of dirty, unrefrigerated storage sheds for food. These are photos from their investigation.
Signage posted on the wall of this Concord storage shed outline the rules for the many Sysco drivers that use this location
A driver is observed transporting goods into this storage shed in Ukiah
The sign in this San Mateo storage unit indicates that many Sysco drivers used this location
A storage shed in San Francisco. Debris next to a broken pallet
Debris from Sysco packages litter the floor in this storage shed in Lakeport
The walls are dirty and rusted in this storage shed in San Jose
A blacklight illuminates stains and rodent droppings on the floor of a storage shed in Marin.
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One of the few storage sheds with a refrigerator. Found in Monterey.