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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...

Tyson Chicken Recalled Over Possible Hard Plastic Contamination

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 130,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after customers complained about hard, white plastic in the meat, the U.S. D...

Tyson To Offer New Line Of Antibiotic And Hormone-Free Pork

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business

Last year, it was all about poultry: Major fast-food companies like McDonald’s announced that they would move away from chicken raised with antibiot...

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.

Mike Tyson Just Endorsed Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.04.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson wants to see Donald Trump in the White House come 2016. "He should be president of the United States," Tyson told...

6 Crimes Against Nature in Factory Farming (Pt. 1)

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Martha Rosenberg

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, some practices like breeding animals into mutant-like parodies of their original species and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

Contaminated Chicken for Christmas Dinner?

Martha Burk | Posted 02.19.2014 | Home
Martha Burk

Just in time for Christmas dinner, Consumer Reports published a report highlighting the danger posed by the high rate of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in U.S. poultry aisles.

WATCH: Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Killer Asteroids

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.25.2013 | Science

Somewhere out there in the cosmos, odds are there's a big asteroid with our name on it—one that threatens not just to give Earth a close shave but a...

Greenwashing or Real Progress for Animals?

Stephen Wells | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Stephen Wells

Chief among our concerns is Tyson's long history of saying one thing and doing another. From its use of claustrophobic, constantly dim-lit "broiler houses" for chickens and "gestation crates" for pregnant sows, Tyson's track record on animal welfare is far from exemplary.

Dave Jamieson

Poultry Giant Settles Suit Over Toxic Gas | 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 ...

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced 83.5 percent of U.S. beef as of 2007. It is in this context that the mobile slaughterhouse makes local slaughter available and affordable to small farmers.

Meatless Monday: The Low-Goliath Diet

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Last Monday, February 27, we observed Occupy Our Food Supply, day of action against corporate food. Some of us observed it more than others. That same day, the class action suit of Organic Seed Grows and Trade Association vs. Monsanto was dismissed. Industrial Food - 1, organic farmers - 0.

Who's Behind Arby's $2M Gift to 'No Kid Hungry," Santa or the Grinch?

Joe Waters | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Joe Waters

There's a nagging question for me. Should a national leader in anti-hunger programs have a partnerhip with a fast food chain that sells mostly anti-nutritional foods that should be served to families with a side of Lipitor?

Occupy Your Kitchen!

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

What we have is not just a food problem in this country, but a cooking problem. Food marketers have been working for decades to convince people that cooking is a chore.

Tyson Bribery Case Reveals Weakness in Meat Inspection Policy

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

Tyson Foods made headlines in February when it was fined millions for allegedly bribing meat inspectors in Mexico in 2004. But a new report from the N...

Iron Mike Tyson's Road To The Hall Of Fame

Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

The road isn't very far, about 140 mostly freeway miles from Catskill to Canastota in New York. It took Mike Tyson a lot of years and more than jus...

No Special FX: Don't Let The 'Lights' Go Out

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Well, that makes it two years in a row. Last year, FX chucked Damages, the striking Glenn Close suspense drama that was well received but never scored...

WATCH: Mike Tyson's Oscar Picks Include 'Avatar,' The 'Friendster' Movie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In his second Funny Or Die appearance to date, Mike Tyson offers his Oscar picks. Because why not? Tyson is joined by noted film critic Leonard Mal...

UPDATED: Sarah Palin Wants the Government to Help Make Your Kids Fat

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Mrs. Palin, you should know that the government is already telling us what to eat, and most of it is crap.

Will Big Ag Continue its Pointless Crusade Against Real Food on PBS?

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kurt Michael Friese

As food issues come out of the foodie fringe and into the mainstream, moneyed special interests are beginning to fear for their bottom lines just a little bit.

Phoebe Russell: Six-Year-Old Inspires Movement, Feeds 120,000 People (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Though I've had some amazing teachers in my life, I can truly say that six-year-old Phoebe Russell is the best teacher I've ever had, when it comes to the true meaning of "service."

Movie Review: More Than a Game

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Though it tells the story of the rise of basketball's already legendary LeBron James, it frames it as part of a larger story about friendship and teamwork.

Hungry Heart: Toback on Tyson

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

As I talked with Tyson director James Toback, our discussion went to many places, so I'm parceling out some key moments.

HuffPost Review: Tyson

Greg Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Hanlon

The film weaves old footage of Tyson with interviews with the contemporary version, showing the discrepancy between the menacing block of granite he once was and the tired, doughy man he has become.