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Maple Leaf Farms gets safety recognition

LEESBURG — Maple Leaf Farms Inc., was recently honored with a 2021 Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award. A collaborative effort of the US Poultry & Egg Association, National Turkey Federation and National Chicken Council, the award recognizes facilities that demonstrate a continuous improvement in safety processes.

“This award honors poultry producers with a safety-first focus that have advanced employee safety over the last 25 years,” said Co-President John Tucker. “We are extremely proud to be among the handful of poultry companies to have earned this recognition.”

The award signifies a quarter century of continued reductions in OSHA recordable injuries and lost workday cases, according to information in a news release from the company.

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