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Tyson, Perdue Recall More Than 120,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Combined

Tyson, Perdue Recall More Than 120,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Combined

All those chickens! Every time we get these massive meat recalls I think of the poor animals that died for no reason. This month, two of the nation’s largest chicken companies, Tyson and Perdue, have together pulled more than 120,000 pounds of nugget products from shelves and freezers. Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds […]

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    Tyson, Perdue Recall More Than 120,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Combined

    Tyson, Perdue Recall More Than 120,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Combined

    All those chickens! Every time we get these massive meat recalls I think of the poor animals that died for no reason. This month, two of the nation’s largest chicken companies, Tyson and Perdue, have together pulled more than 120,000 pounds of nugget products from shelves and freezers. Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds […]

    Tyson Poultry Pleads Guilty to Clean Water Act Violations, Fish Deaths in Missouri

    Tyson Poultry Pleads Guilty to Clean Water Act Violations, Fish Deaths in Missouri

    Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest chicken producer, has taken “full responsibility” for accidentally releasing an acidic chemical used in chicken feed into the city of Monett, Missouri’s wastewater treatment system that resulted in the deaths of more than 100,000 fish. The poultry giant unit pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court in Springfield, Missouri on […]

    Think You’re Eating ‘100% Natural’ Chicken? Think Again

    Think You’re Eating ‘100% Natural’ Chicken? Think Again

    By Kari Hamerschlag Many health conscious consumers are reducing their consumption of red meat in favor of chicken—especially products labeled and promoted as “100% natural”—believing they are a healthier option produced without routine antibiotics, artificial substances or other drugs. Don’t be fooled. A lawsuit filed today by the Organic Consumers Association, Friends of the Earth […]

    Perdue Unveils Ambitious Animal Welfare Plan … But Is It Enough?

    Perdue Unveils Ambitious Animal Welfare Plan … But Is It Enough?

    By Willy Blackmore Craig Watts raised broiler chickens for Perdue for more than two decades—until he let the animal welfare group Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) film inside one of his barns in 2014. As a result, Americans got an HD look at how their favorite meat is raised. In the video, which has been […]

    South Korean Poultry Approved for Sale in U.S. Despite Bird Flu Outbreak

    South Korean Poultry Approved for Sale in U.S. Despite Bird Flu Outbreak

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published a final rule that will allow the Republic of Korea to begin exporting poultry products to the U.S.  Food & Water Watch questions President Obama’s motivation behind allowing potentially diseased South Korean chickens to be sold in America’s supermarkets. Photo credit: Demotix Most […]