A former safety manager at a Bumble Bee Foods seafood plant in California has pleaded guilty in the death of a worker who was cooked with tons of tuna.
Saul Florez was sentenced to probation and fined $5,000 after pleading guilty this week in Los Angeles Superior Court on a charge of violating a workplace safety rule that caused a death.
Jose Melena died three years ago after cooking for two hours in an oven that reached 270 degrees at the company’s Santa Fe Springs plant.
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