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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?

Nearly 34,000 Pounds Of Chicken Recalled After Possible Salmonella Contamination

AP | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 34,000 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a st...

Pork Producers Call For More Humane Treatment

AP | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The yearslong call by animal rights groups to improve conditions on American hog farms advanced considerably this week when two ...

Immigration Reform Watered Down by Corporate Congress

Carl Gibson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Carl 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 lo...

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...

Perry Defends 'Pink Slime'

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Governors of three states got up close with "pink slime" Thursday, touching and examining treated beef at a plant and e...

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.

New Trial Ordered In Tyson Foods Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- A new trial has been ordered in a sexual discrimination lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc. The ruling, published Wednesday, by th...

Meat Industry Says New Antitrust Rule Will Raise Prices

AP | By CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

ST. LOUIS -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a new but stripped-down antitrust rule Thursday regulating meat companies that's far less swe...

Tyson Settles Sex Discrimination Cases

AP | x | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is paying $2.25 million to settle federal allegations of sex discrimination. The Labor Department says Tyson wil...

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...

Tyson Fined $5.2 Million Over Foreign Inspection Bribes

The Wall Street Journal | Samuel Rubenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tyson Foods Inc. settled with U.S. regulators over allegations that it paid bribes to meat-processing plant inspectors in Mexico. The Springdale, Ark...

One Big Store

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Krotz

Michelle Obama and Bill Simon, Wal-Mart's president and CEO, met last week. Does the first lady not realize that One Big Store is as sure a destroyer of culture as is One Big Government?

Supreme Court Rejects Farmer Who Tangled With Tyson

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a former Tennessee poultry farmer who sued Tyson Farms after losing his cont...

Don Tyson, Poultry Tycoon, Dies At 80

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former Tyson Foods Inc. chief executive Donald J. Tyson, who led his family's poultry company from being a regional producer...

Does Eating Meat Support Bestiality?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

Farmed animals endure abuses far worse than even the most horrific things we might think of when we hear "slaughterhouse" or "factory farm."

The Tug of War - Ethical vs. Economic "Green" Decisions

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Greenberg

There's a constant push-pull between what is environmentally "best" and what is economically sensible. So, how to make the world better, and do it in a reasonable way? To start, you should gather information.

Half a Billion Eggs, DeCoster, Factory Farms and Consolidation: The View From Iowa

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Murphy

As massive food safety outbreaks become more common, everyday Americans are starting to take a closer look at what they eat and how it's made.