Tyson Foods

Lawsuit Claims Tyson Foods Supervisors Bet on COVID-19 Positive Results

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Slaughterhouses are breeding grounds for disease, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, communities around slaughterhouses and factory farms are being decimated by the virus. But instead of closing down, slowing lines or providing adequate personal protective equipment, Tyson Foods managers are taking bets on how many workers will test positive for the deadly virus.  In a lawsuit filed in November, the …

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McDonald’s Announces Meatless “McPlant” Line

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Following pressure from Animal Outlook with support from other animal advocacy groups, McDonald’s announced that it is developing a line of plant-based meat called “McPlant.”  Despite previous trials of Beyond Meat in some Canada locations, McDonald’s will make this new line in-house. McPlant could consist of plant-based burgers and nuggets. The global chain has offered plant-based products in other markets. …

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VICTORY: CA Upholds Proposition 12 Limiting Cruel Confinement Despite Industry Pushback

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Despite opposition from the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), a coalition of animal protection groups including Animal Outlook just won a fight to uphold California’s historic Proposition 12.   Proposition 12 This proposition, passed in 2018, supplements prior legislation that prohibits cruel confinement practices for egg-laying hens, pigs, and calves used for veal, as well as the sale of eggs derived …

Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm

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“Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers San Jacinto, CA — October 8, 2020 — After a two-year career working undercover inside several factory farms, Animal Outlook investigator Erin Wing now reveals her identity, stepping out of the shadows to shine a light on the stomach-churning horrors she witnessed at her most recent — and last — …

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Emails Suggest Meat Industry Influenced COVID-19 Executive Order

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As COVID-19 began to spread across the United States this spring, slaughterhouses were hit particularly hard. But despite outbreaks making thousands of workers sick and even killing some of them, President Trump issued an executive order aiming to keep production lines running. As a result of staying open, more slaughterhouse workers across the country were infected with COVID-19, and many …