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Perdue Wants To Give Its Chickens Better Lives

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business

Some chickens at Perdue will soon be living a better life on the farm. Perdue, the fourth-largest poultry producer in the country, announced this week...

Breaking News: Perdue Announces Major Reforms For chickens; Progress Spotlights Poultry Problems, Solutions

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

As we begin our launch of a major campaign to improve the lives of chickens raised for meat, I'm happy to report one of the biggest brand names in the world of chicken production is announcing promising reforms.

The Meat You Eat Is More Likely To Be Antibiotic-Free This Year

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business

The movement to stop overuse of antibiotics in farm animals is having a good two weeks. Four household names in food sales have announced steps toward...

How Whole Foods Customers Are Being Told Porkies About Pork

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

As disturbing as this is, it's not a surprise to those of us who have to sit through sickening videos and then listen to the profiteers defend the practices, cover them up and kill the messenger along with the pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and others.

Martin O'Malley: Where Is He on the Environment?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.11.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

With the threat of climate change and a host of other environmental challenges looming like a dark cloud, the 2016 election will be a time to hold candidates accountable on where they stand on these concerns -- and what they promise to deliver.

The Women's Vote: Ebola or Equal Pay?

Martha Burk | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Ebola-hawking candidates are trying for a bait and switch, but my bet's on women. Voting for someone who plays on Ebola fears while denying female workers a chance at equal pay is a fool's game -- and female voters are not fools.

It's Time for Factory Farms to Pay Their Fair Share

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Big chicken processing companies generate 1.5 billion pounds of fowl waste annually in Delmarva (the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia tri-state area), and...

Confessions Of A Chicken Processing Plant Worker

Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

In 2010, over a year before the pink slime scandal came to light, there was a viral photo of pre-chicken nugget meat paste, more technically known as ...

A Real Hero in the Chesapeake Bay

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Kathy Phillips is standing up to Perdue, a company responsible for a large percentage of the pollution pouring into the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding waterways.

Industrial Chicken Farmer From 'Food, Inc.' Switches To Sustainable Farming

Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

Remember Carole Morison from the documentary "Food, Inc."? She was the chicken farmer under contract with Perdue, the country's third largest chicken ...

Why Did O'Malley Cross the Road? Because Big Chicken Told Him To

Scott Edwards | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Scott Edwards

Gov. O'Malley's closeness to Perdue was evidenced in 70 pages of emails acquired under a freedom of information request -- but subsequent disclosures indicate that the relationship may be even more tangled than was originally thought.

Perdue Tries To Improve Perception Of Chicken With New Campaign

Posted 08.28.2011 | Home

Perdue is launching a new national television ad campaign that focuses on the slogan "We Believe in a Better Chicken." In the TV spots, the viewers ca...

An Open Letter to North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue: Support Community Broadband

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology
Lawrence Lessig

H.129 is terrible public policy. The Internet is essential infrastructure for the 21st century, and communities that rely solely upon private companies to provide public infrastructure will always have second-rate service.

Outgoing Gov. Sonny Perdue To GOP: Avoid 'Gang-Type Mentality' On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue recently issued some parting advice to his fellow Republicans: Tread carefully on the issue of immigration and don'...