USA: Meat & poultry workers experience dangerous working conditions & high rates of injury; incl. company responses
Author: Human Rights Watch
Trump administration policies threaten to worsen the already dangerous conditions for meatpacking workers in the United States, Human Rights Watch said... [The report]... describes alarmingly high rates of serious injury and chronic illness among...
USA: Oxfam report finds poultry workers forced to wear nappies as they are denied adequate toilet breaks & suffer danger to health
The findings are the result of hundreds of interviews with line workers from some of the largest poultry processing companies in the USA, including Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's, and Perdue.
Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate...
Author: Charlotte Observer, in Facing South [USA]
The next time you pick up a House of Raeford product at the grocery store…you should stop and think about the human suffering...[T]he Charlotte Observer is featuring an investigative series titled "The Cruelest Cuts," examining the plight of workers...
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- Related companies: Perdue
Author: Food Production Daily
A federal jury in Philadelphia has ruled in favor of Tyson Foods this week in a wage dispute brought to court by workers against one of the company’s poultry processing plants, bringing some hope to companies caught up in "donning and doffing" cases ...