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Jose Melena Cooked to Death in ‘Steamer Machine’ at Bumble Bee Tuna Plant in Southern California

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Jose Melena Cooked to Death in ‘Steamer Machine’ at Bumble Bee Tuna Plant in Southern California

SHOCK:  Jose Melena, a 62 year old employee at a Southern California seafood plant for tuna maker Bumble Bee Foods was cooked to death at the plant. According to the Whittier Daily News (http://bit.ly/TmJFyv), Jose Melena was found shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday at the plant in Santa Fe Springs. It is not clear how he ended up in the “steamer machine.” An investigation has been launched by the California division of OSHA.