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Meatpacking Plant Employees Refuse to Work

Meatpacking plants have been declared essential, but they’ve also proven to be disastrously fertile contagion... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 18, 2020
Meat Production Has Rebounded, But So Have Coronavirus Cases at Plants

Meatpacking plants have proven to be some of the country’s worst hotspots for the spread... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 12, 2020
More COVID-19 Outbreaks Are Hitting Farmworkers

Picking crops shoulder-to-shoulder and sleeping in crowded barracks of 10 to 20 people have long... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 10, 2020
Bayer-Monsanto Moving to Settle Thousands of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

The first few lawsuits filed against Bayer, the owner of Monsanto, alleging that the company’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 28, 2020
Could COVID-19 Have Lasting Impacts on Our Food Supply Chain?

Mike Johanns thinks the pandemic could change a lot for agriculture.  The former USDA secretary... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 27, 2020
The Trump Administration Is Pressuring Meatpacking Plants to Reopen

On Friday, the USDA issued a statement applauding 14 major meatpacking plants, across the country,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 9, 2020
Judge Dismisses Worker Safety Case Lodged Against Smithfield Foods

Meatpacking plants have become one of the most dangerous places to work in America during... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 7, 2020
Meet Winter, the Llama Who Might Just Save Us All From COVID-19

Winter the llama was just nine months old when she became central to research that... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 5, 2020
OPINION: COVID-19 Stimulus Must Help Farmers Rebuild Our Broken Food System—Not Prop...

There are no more lingering doubts—COVID-19 is a force to be reckoned with. In its... (more)

Mike Weaver
May 1, 2020