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Bird Flu Hits Another Tyson Chicken Farm In Tennessee

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bird flu that is highly lethal to poultry has infected a second commercial chicken farm in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc...

Bird Flu Found In Tyson Chicken Farm, Over 70,000 Birds To Be Euthanized

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters) - A strain of bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock on a Tennessee farm contracted to U.S. food giant Tyson Foods Inc, and t...

Trump's EPA Pick Ignored Pollution From Industry That Backed Him

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

With his nomination hearing just a matter of days away, Environmental Protection Agency administrator nominee Scott Pruitt is facing allegations that ...

National Grit

Todd Buchholz | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Todd Buchholz

If the U.S. were a grittier place, would voters have permitted Social Security and Medicare to rack up $50 trillion in debt that will be paid by their children and grandchildren?

Tyson's Pollution Pathways: from Factory Farms to Fouled Waters

John Rumpler | Posted 07.05.2016 | Green
John Rumpler

With the passing of July 4th, summer is officially in high gear in America. Perhaps more than any other time of year, this is when we enjoy clean wate...

Tyson Foods CEO Does The Right Thing For No Good Scientific Reason

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.15.2017 | Business

A much-noted move by the nation’s largest poultry provider to drastically reduce its use of human antibiotics in chickens apparently has little to d...

Supreme Court Hands A Major Victory To Workers Who Were Stiffed On Overtime Pay

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of thousands of meatpacking workers at a Tyson Foods plant in Iowa who banded together and s...

Tyson Foods Could Very Well Be America's Worst Water Polluter

Grub Street | Posted 03.09.2017 | Taste
Grub Street

Just Tyson Foods alone, one of the world's biggest meat producers, is responsible for dumping more crap into U.S. waterways than almost every other big company, according to a new report by eco-advocacy group Environment America.

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...

Interview: Bennett Stewart on the New, Free Corporate Performance Index

Nell Minow | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Nell Minow

I've been a big fan of Bennett Stewart's approach to evaluating the financial performance and health of companies for a long time, so I was delighted ...

Why Is Tyson Foods Still Stealing from its Workers?

Catherine Ruckelshaus | Posted 11.13.2016 | Business
Catherine Ruckelshaus

A recent Iowa jury found that the company's wage theft amounted to 5.8 million dollars for 3,000 Iowa workers over just two years. This follows decades of cases, court orders and USDOL investigations finding that the company owed millions to its workers.

Supreme Court May Give A Break To Thousands Of Workers Shorted On Pay

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Workers who sue collectively over unpaid overtime may just get a big break from the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices heard arguments Tue...

Thousands Of Workers Who Were Shorted On Overtime Pay Are Headed To The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

Workers who band together to sue their employers over wage theft or discrimination are about to have their biggest day in court in years. On Tuesday, ...

Avoiding an Antibiotic Apocalypse

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 05.04.2016 | Green
Sonia Faruqi

Antibiotic overuse merely scratches the surface of the problems posed by factory farms today. Animals are reared in large, windowless warehouses in conditions of extremely close confinement. A broad focus on improvements in animal welfare is urgent and essential. It would result in less antibiotics being needed in the first place.

The Overlooked Plight of Factory Farm Workers

Lucas Spangher | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Lucas Spangher

We need to take a step back and ask why the events in Tyson's video occurred. To me, the data seems clear: We can no longer afford to treat this case as an isolated incident, but rather as part of a dangerous trend.

Something Like Meat But Not Meat

Mark Morford | Posted 08.11.2014 | Home
Mark Morford

Did you know six states have now made it a crime to film or take photos of activities in any industrial slaughterhouse or megafarm factory floor?

Immigration Reform Watered Down by Corporate Congress

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

If Democrats wish to vent their frustration with Schumer and a two-party system controlled by corporate interests like factory farms and prison companies, they're more than welcome to defect to the Green Party.

Dave Jamieson

Poultry Giant Settles Suit Over Toxic Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Meat processor Tyson Foods has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations that the company violated safety regulations at ...

Laura Prudom

Maggie Q Talks 'Nikita' And Her Work With PETA

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.09.2013 | TV

When she's not saving the country as a kick-ass spy on The CW's "Nikita" (Fridays at 8 p.m. EST) Maggie Q supporting many charities that promote cons...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Nation's Largest Meat Company Expects Further Price Increases

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home

By Lisa Baertlein and Martinne Geller Aug 6 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly sales and earnings and lowered it...

Joanna Zelman

WATCH: Disturbing Undercover Footage Linked To Major Meat Processor

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

Piglets are haphazardly swung in circles, sows are beaten, and animals squirm with untreated abscesses in new footage alleging animal abuse at a Wyomi...

Why We Must Occupy Our Food Supply

Willie Nelson | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Willie Nelson

When our food is at risk we are all at risk. Over the last thirty years, we have witnessed a massive consolidation of our food system, leading to the loss of millions of family farmers, the destruction of soil fertility, the pollution of our water, and health epidemics.

Lard For Land Rovers: Tyson Converts Animal Fat To Fuel

Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

You've probably heard of cars that look like their owners. What about cars that eat like their owners? Until recently, most of the cars that could do ...

50 Most Powerful People in Food? Whose Food?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

This duality of sustainable food advocates on one end and industrial food giants on the other shows the growing power of each of the poles of our food system.