Investigator’s Eye-Opening Letter in Tyson’s Hometown Paper Exposes Gruesome Reality for Birds

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Today, on the eve of Tyson’s annual shareholder meeting in Springdale, Arkansas, an eye-opening letter from a Compassion Over Killing investigator has been printed in Tyson’s hometown paper, revealing a hidden, gruesome reality that birds face on Tyson-contract farms. Appearing in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette this morning, the letter is penned by a COK undercover investigator who witnessed violent abuse and …

Former Tyson CEO Calls Consumers ‘Gullible’ for Believing Horrific Undercover Factory Farm Footage

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Time and again, undercover investigators collect hard-hitting footage from factory farms, proving that abuse, mutilation, and violence are sadly the reality of life for farmed animals. And the horrors continue — a recent COK investigation revealed egregious acts of violence at a facility that supplied Tyson Foods — yet a former CEO of the company continues to deny that abuses …

Tyson CEO on Vegan Protein: “If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them”

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Just a day after Compassion Over Killing released a gut-wrenching new investigation of Tyson Foods and a petition asking Tyson, among other requests, to shift toward vegan proteins, the nation’s largest chicken producer did just that: increasing its investment in plant-based company, Beyond Meat. Even Tyson’s CEO, Tom Hayes, seems to know protein is moving toward a vegan future. When asked …

Tyson to Pay $2M for Pollution That Killed 100,000 Fish

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Compassion Over Killing’s groundbreaking investigation of Tyson Foods broiler breeder factories revealed egregious animal abuse, and drove unprecedented charges and convictions for cruelty to chickens. And Tyson, the nation’s largest chicken producer, is also taking a devastating toll on the planet. A recent report named the company the leading polluter of the Gulf of Mexico. When Tyson planned to construct a …

Tyson Backs Out of Plans for KS Plant as Thousands Protest, Officials Pull Support

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In a victory for a Kansas community and for animals, Tyson Foods — the nation’s largest chicken producer — has backed down on plans to build a $320 million chicken processing plant in the town of Tonganoxie, following protests by more than 2,000 people. Residents expressed concerns over the feared impacts the massive operation would have on animals, workers, and the …

DYK? Consider These Amazing Facts About Chickens

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Chickens are intelligent, curious, and social animals. So if you’re ever called a “bird brain,” you should consider it a compliment! In honor of National Chicken Month, we’re sharing fun facts that you may not know about these remarkable birds. And you can help us make National Chicken Month about helping chickens! All donations through September 30 will be matched dollar-for-dollar, in …

VICTORY: COK Video of Cruelty to Chickens Prompts Groundbreaking Charges & Convictions

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Compassion Over Killing’s gut-wrenching investigation of Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest chicken producer, prompted groundbreaking firsts in the protection of broiler chickens. This eye-opening video provided the first investigative look behind the closed doors of broiler breeder factory farms. Our investigator documented for the first time on hidden-camera the brutal practice of using “nose bones,” stabbing a dull plastic rod through …

Report: Tyson Foods Leading Pollution in the Gulf of Mexico

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A new report names Tyson Foods — America’s largest meat company — the lead culprit in creating a horrifyingly large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. Tyson, which produces one out of every five pounds of meat in the US, has been repeatedly exposed for animal cruelty, too. A gutwrenching 2016 Compassion Over Killing investigation revealed horrific abuse at …

New Tyson CEO: Plant-Based Demand Outpacing Meat

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“Plant-based protein is growing almost, at this point, a little faster than animal-based, so I think the migration may continue in that direction.” These words didn’t come from the head of a vegan company, but from the new CEO of Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat producers in the world! In a Fox Business article with the headline “Tyson Foods CEO: The …