Tyson Foods: Vegan “News Coming in a Few Weeks”

Tyson Foods has just pledged to Compassion Over Killing that more plant protein news is “coming very soon” at a food innovation forum at its Chicago office–yet it continues to ignore the extreme cruelty COK documented in its supply chain.  At the “New Disruptors in Consumer Products: Incubators, Accelerators & Entrepreneurs” forum at Tyson’s Chicago office last week, COK volunteer …

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Owner of Tyson-Contracted Factory Farm Charged with Animal Cruelty, Enters Plea Agreement

After a Compassion Over Killing hidden-camera investigation uncovered heartbreaking abuse to birds at Atlantic Farms, a Virginia factory farm contracted by Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest chicken producer, our evidence was turned over to authorities, who promptly investigated. The video reveals birds being violently kicked, slammed, thrown, and run over and crushed to death by forklifts. Other birds were killed …

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Tyson Foods Invests in Plant Protein–But Continues Rampant Chicken Cruelty

The world’s largest poultry producer, Tyson Foods, announced another plant-fueled investment, funding a company producing vegan protein from mushroom roots. Though this is a positive step showing that companies are reacting to consumer demand by investing in plant protein, Compassion Over Killing continues to take Tyson to task for its failure to do better by birds. Pivoting to Plant Protein …

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High-Speed Horror: USDA to Dangerously Increase Slaughter Speeds

As ghosts and goblins descend on us this month, Compassion Over Killing is flooding the USDA’s offices with new ads to ensure all eyes are on another, real-life horror for millions of animals, workers, and consumers: the federal agency’s cruel and dangerous high-speed slaughter program. Making matters even worse for the billions of chickens who are violently slaughtered for food …

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Factory Farms Make Animals, People, and the Environment Sick

Recently, a poultry farm in Montgomery County, Maryland that sold both meat and eggs was shut down for animal cruelty and filthy conditions. These birds were suffering from various medical conditions and had evidently been denied veterinary care. After officials discovered the state of the farm, over 100 chickens were killed to alleviate horrific suffering and unsafe medical conditions. This …