Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms

Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren have a new bill, and a new coalition, with far-reaching consequences. By Ezra Klein@ezraklein Jul 8, 2020, 8:10am EDT A farmworker at an egg farm in San Diego, California, on November 6, 2014. California voters passed an…



More than 120 Organizations Target Meatpacking Giant Tyson Foods for Failing to Protect Workers from COVID-19

120+ Organizations Target Meatpacking Giant Tyson Foods for Failing to Protect Workers from COVID-19 Food justice, labor, environmental, farming, and animal welfare organizations launch week of action, send letter to shareholders demanding worker protections. USDA LITTLE ROCK, AR—More than 120 groups launched a week of action against Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) demanding the company…



Cattle Industry Launches Petition Calling for Beef Checkoff Referendum

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America For Immediate Release July 7, 2020 R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa View and share this news release on Facebook here. Click here to view the web version. Cattle Industry Launches Petition Calling for Beef Checkoff Referendum Billings, Mont. – To celebrate their independence, several individual ranchers and…



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6.25.20 Forbes.com: Nancy Pelosi Just Protected The WTO From Trump, Other Democrats — “Total swamp move”

Nancy Pelosi Just Protected The WTO From Trump, Other Democrats Kenneth Rapoza Forbes.com Jun 25, 2020, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., nixed any chance of WTO membership being taken up by the House ASSOCIATED PRESS “Total swamp move,” one DC lobbyist said this afternoon. House leader Nancy Pelosi just made sure that a vote…



CPA Unhappy that Dem Leadership Blocked a WTO Withdrawal Vote Today

For Immediate Release June 25, 2020 Media Contact: Melissa Tallman, Marketing and Communications Director 202.688.5145 ext 3 Press Release | CPA Unhappy that Dem Leadership Blocked a WTO Withdrawal Vote Today Washington. The following statement can be attributed to Michael Stumo, CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America. "CPA is very disappointed with Speaker…



6.24.20 The Wall Street Journal: Bayer reaches $10.5 billion settlement over weed killer Roundup

Bayer reaches $10.5 billion settlement over weedkiller Roundup Deal will settle tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging the Roundup herbicide causes cancer June 24, 2020 By Laura Kusisto, Ruth Bende The Wall Street Journal Bayer AG is set to announce on Wednesday it struck a roughly $10.5 billion deal to settle tens of thousands of…



Great News! — Central Wyoming College offers new curriculum in butchering and meat cutting

College meats career News | June 10, 2020 sreverses CWC’s mobile meat processing unit will allow for courses to begin this fall, even though the ag complex won’t be finished for another year or two. Photo courtesy of CWC Ryan Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming, is introducing a new, old curriculum in the fall….



White collar criminals are more dangerous than the Mafia — and our government is afraid of them.

Some guidance on what should happen to meatpacking executives: It’s time to end corporate settlement agreements – Prosecute and imprison white collar criminals to the full extent of the law. See 60 minutes segment on Opioids: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/opioid-epidemic-pharmaceutical-executives-60-minutes-2020-06-21/



NYT: Former Bumble Bee C.E.O. Is Sentenced in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme

Former Bumble Bee C.E.O. Is Sentenced in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme Christopher Lischewski was ordered to serve 40 months in prison for his lead role in a yearslong conspiracy to fix the price of canned tuna. Christopher Lischewski in 2008. The price-fixing scheme affected over $600 million worth of canned tuna sales, according to prosecutors. Credit…Lauren…