Health

USDA Inspector General Probes COVID-19 Protection of Meat Inspectors

The meat-processing industry, as is well known by just about everyone at this point, was... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 9, 2021
The Inside Story of the School Groundskeeper Who Took on Monsanto

When Carey Gillam started working on her new book, she did not expect the man... (more)

Josh Voorhees
February 28, 2021
Congress Is Investigating Meatpacking Plants for COVID-19 Safety Violations

In April of 2020, then-President Donald Trump issued an executive order to keep meatpacking plants... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 2, 2021
Court Orders School Lunch Supplier to Stop Selling ‘Adulterated’ Juice

A federal judge has banned a school lunch supplier, which allegedly had inorganic arsenic in... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 15, 2021
Federal Meat Plant Inspectors Reportedly Told to Work Despite COVID-19 Exposure

Conditions at meatpacking plants have led to an explosion in COVID-19, with facilities becoming major... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2020
New York State Bans ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Food Packaging

Over the past few years, environmental and health advocates have been banging the drum about... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 8, 2020
Farmworker Groups Ask for Prioritization in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Workers in the agricultural and food production fields have been hit especially hard by COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2020
Tyson Plant Managers Placed Bets on COVID-19 Case Numbers: Lawsuit

Meatpacking plants have proven to be one of rural America’s worst vectors for spreading COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 20, 2020
What Does Agriculture Have to do With Zoonotic Diseases?

The way food travels from farm to table can have substantial implications on everything from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 19, 2020