Sheldon Lavin, the Chairman, owner, and CEO of OSI Group apologized in one of his statements about the company subsidiary, Husi Food Co., accused of trading expired products in China restaurants. OSI Group, a food processing company headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, specializes in distributing meat products in major restaurants globally and one of its distributors in China faced an allegation about selling expired poultry and beef. Husi Food Co. supplied the products to KFC, Dicos, McDonald’s and Pizza Nut in China who later stopped purchasing from the company.

CEO’s Statement

According to Sheldon Lavin, foods supplied by Husi Food Co., based in Shanghai, China, entailed repackaging the products from outdated packets to falsely expiration dates packets. OSI Group CEO termed the activity as entirely unacceptable from the employees and spoke openly about condemning it. He apologized on behalf of his company OSI Group and Husi to all customers in China and around the world and promised such instances would never occur again. Growing from a local food processing company to a large multinational firm, he remains determined to operate without scandals in all his facilities.

As a devoted leader, he mentioned that he immediately sent a team of qualified individuals to Shanghai to conduct a thorough investigation concerning the incident. The team from OSI Group headquarters and the local staff were expected to provide exceptional results; hence eradication of such instances in the future. About their new facility in Henan and other facilities in China, the company owner stated that he is proud that the incident only affected one company while others remained approved to operate in the country. Check out this article of Sheldon Lavin at

About Sheldon Lavin

Sheldon Lavin is the current executive officer, Chairman and owner of OSI Group which operates worldwide. He is also the director at Northeast Bank located in Lewiston, Maine, and the President and director at The Sheba Foundation, a private community organization based in Israel. Despite the incident at Husi Food Co. in China, he received a Global Visionary Award from India’s Vision World Academy held on February 2016 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Besides, he worked in the field of finance before venturing into the food industry currently operating in over sixty locations in sixteen countries.

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