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Dave Jamieson

White House's Gift To The Poultry Industry Under Fire From Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It appears the Agriculture Department's controversial plan to create faster line speeds in poultry processing plants has hit another sna...

USDA: Don't Let Chicken Packing Plants Operate Their Conveyor Belts Twice As Fast

Laura Merriman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Food
Laura Merriman

The safety of our nation's workers is as important as the quality of meat we produce. We cannot sanction lost fingers, broken arms and severe musculoskeletal injuries for $90 million.

Dave Jamieson

'Pink Slime' Uproar Leads To Pink Slips For Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

The uproar over "pink slime" beef products may have claimed some collateral damage, with a meatpacking worker in California saying she and her colleag...

Bubby's Sausages

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.11.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

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The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.

The Faithful Shopper: September Shoes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

September means a lot of things to a lot of people -- the beginning of fall, back to school, football season. For me, it's time to take stock of my shoe wardrobe.

JBS Swift, Greeley-Based Meat Packing Plant, Facing Federal Lawsuit For Discriminating Against Muslims At Plant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

OMAHA, Neb. — Federal officials say a JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant in Nebraska should provide Muslim employees with prayer time and not ret...

Cowboys Versus Packers This Week -- And We're Not Talking Football

Mabel Dobbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mabel Dobbs

A tiny handful of giant meatpackers and processors have been underpaying and unfairly treating livestock producers for decades. These packers control the livestock markets.

Hundreds of Somali Muslims Fired for Praying

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frankie Martin

Some Somali workers requested a bathroom break and would secretly pray during the time allotted. The management suspected that they went not to the bathroom but to pray and were fired.

America's Middle Class Needs Right to Bargain, Secure Contracts -- Like CEOs Have

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When uninsured Wal-Mart workers get sick, American taxpayers foot the bill. They pay for coverage through Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor. That's what the Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, banks on.