OSHA Investigating Death at Food Processing Plant

Female worker fell into a large meat processor.

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OSHA is investigating a death at a NJ food processing plant.Image courtesy of Pixabay (representative image)

A longtime employee at the United Premium Foods processing plant in Woodbridge, NJ died Friday afternoon after falling into a large meat processor.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) opened an investigation into the incident.

OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is investigating.   

“We are devastated by the loss of our longtime employee, who was a beloved member of our company," said Ken Mayer, United Premium Foods CEO, in a statement. "Our deepest condolences go out to her daughter at this difficult time. We are fully cooperating with the official investigation,” 

According to the company's website, UPF is a full-service co-manufacturer of AAFCO human-grade and fresh premium pet food. 

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