The retailer agreed to pay a maximum of $9.5 million.
The company made the announcement as part of its quarterly earnings report.
The company alleges he lied about other inappropriate relationships with McDonald’s employees.
The company has not yet decided on the location for the $200 million plant.
The company said it invested $20M in the facility in the past year and will add 200 jobs.
The $151 million project will be broken into three phases.
The company invested a total of $87.6 million in the project.
The findings were taken from a Smithfield Foods facility in South Dakota.
The new plant will house its Prairie Sky Snacks business.
The company says the move is temporary and voluntary.