Chesterfield Poultry fined £300k for severed thumb

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CHESTERFIELD POULTRY has been fined £300,000 after an agency worker lost a thumb while trying to reinsert a chicken’s foot to a shackle on an overhead conveyor.

Sheffield Magistrate’s Court heard that, on 24 April 2017, the worker was rehanging chickens on a hook coming from an overhead conveyor...

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