Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes.

Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses.

Hormel Foods has implemented robust food safety and sanitation systems based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles to ensure the safety of every product produced. Company personnel, independent third parties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration oversee these food safety systems. In 2014, we issued one recall for an undeclared allergen in single-serve salad dressing packets.

All employees receive food safety training appropriate for their responsibilities within the company.

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