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26 January 2005

Rights Group Condemns Meatpackers on Job Safety [USA]

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

Human Rights Watch has issued a report...concluding that working conditions among the nation's meatpackers and slaughterhouses are so bad that they violate basic human rights...Officials of Nebraska Beef did not respond to telephone inquiries seeking...

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25 January 2005

Abuses Against Workers Taint U.S. Meat and Poultry

Author: Human Rights Watch

In meat and poultry plants across the United States, Human Rights Watch found that many workers face a real danger of losing a limb, or even their lives, in unsafe work conditions...companies frequently deny workers’ compensation to employees injured...

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25 January 2005

Human Rights Watch report on US meat & poultry reveals hazardous working conditions, exploitation of workers’ immigration status & union-busting

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1 January 2005

ActionAid report says food multinationals "threaten fight against poverty" (refers to Nestlé, Unilever, Monsanto, Parmalat, Cargill, Wal-Mart, others)

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Power hungry - six reasons to regulate global food corporations"

Author: ActionAid

[refers to BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, Chiquita, Dole, Archer Daniels Midland, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Fyffes, ADM, Cargill, Zen Noh, Unilever, Nestlé, Tyson, Wal-Mart, Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Safeway (part of Morrisons),...

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21 November 2004

Tyson strives for safety, but meatpacking takes a toll [USA]

Author: Jeff St. John, Tri-City Herald [USA]

Analysis of injury logs filed with the federal government show that in 2002, Wallula workers were taken off their jobs for injuries or illnesses at a rate that was 2.5 times higher than the national average for meatpacking plants -- and 10 times the...

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4 October 2004

Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program [USA]

Author: Associated Press

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency...Companies participating in the 8-month-old federal program update technology, alter trucks to...

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1 July 2003

Agencies' collaboration led to Tyson guilty plea [USA]

Author: Dan Margolies, Kansas City Star

The investigation that led to Tyson Foods Inc.'s guilty plea Wednesday to charges of illegally dumping pollutants resulted from an unusual degree of cooperation between state and federal agencies.

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26 June 2003

Tyson pleads guilty in Sedalia pollution case [USA]

Author: Dan Margolies, Kansas City Star

Tyson Foods Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday to 20 felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $7.5 million in criminal and civil fines...Tyson admitted that it illegally discharged untreated wastewater from its poultry processing...

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26 June 2003

USA: Tyson Foods pleads guilty to 20 felony violations of Clean Water Act - admits it illegally discharged untreated wastewater

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