Foremost Farms USA Achieves Major Safety Milestones

June 06, 2024

MIDDLETON, WISC. (June 6, 2024) – Foremost Farms USA, a leading dairy cooperative, proudly announces two significant safety achievements during National Safety Month. In May, the cooperative reached remarkable milestones at two separate processing plants, demonstrating its unwavering commitment to safety.

    1. Richland Center, Wisc.: 1 Million Hours without a Lost-Time Injury
        • The Richland Center processing plant has completed an impressive 1 million consecutive hours without a lost-time injury.
    2. Greenville, Mich.: 650 Days without a Recordable Incident
        • The Greenville processing plant has reached over 650 days without any recordable incidents.

“As a company, we prioritize safety through our sustainability model, which places people at the forefront,” said Greg Schlafer, President and CEO of Foremost Farms, USA. “Our employees are our first priority and we are dedicated to upholding a safe, innovative and trusting environment. These achievements are a testament to our leaders and teams’ dedication, training and focus.”

Foremost Farms consistently engages employees in safety processes across all its facilities. These milestones in Richland Center and Greenville are just a few of the safety awards and acknowledgments the cooperative has earned across its eight locations.



Foremost Farms USA® is a dairy cooperative representing hundreds of Midwest dairy farmer members located across seven Midwest states, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin – America’s Dairyland. It is one of the largest, leading dairy cooperatives in the United States and a major food manufacturing business.