New York Times columnist Nicolas Kristof wrote a powerful piece on the chicken industry in December 2014. It detailed a whistleblower chicken farmer named Craig Watts who risked everything to call attention to the inherent
Global Animal Partnership Board of Directors member and USA Director for Compassion in World Farming, a U.K.-based organization with offices around the world, Leah Garcés has worked to advance higher welfare for farm animals for well over a decade and has authored and edited several reports and books on animals in agriculture. A strong proponent of collaboration, she recently launched the multi-stakeholder Georgians for Pastured Poultry.
Death threats. Paying off journalists. Threatening letters. Are these tactics used by Don Corleone in “The Godfather”? Or is it our own government’s efforts, perhaps with agribusiness lobby interests pushing them along, confronting what they…
This week, the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the National Chicken Council, and the National Turkey Federation, will host a U.S. Poultry Industry Sustainability Workshop on May 24-25 in Atlanta. Invited attendees included key poultry
You might not have caught it, but at the end ofthis past weekend in The New York Times, Perdue made a big reveal.
Back in December 2014, Compassion in World Farming
Earlier this year, Cassandra White of Clarkston, GA, gathered more than 165,000 signatures for a Change.org petition asking Kroger to stop misleading customers. Kroger’s Simple Truth Natural Chicken bore the words “raised in a humane…
Peering through a sunlit barn in rural Kansas, fourth-generation poultry farmer Frank Reese rattles off names of chicken breeds that were once common – Barred Rock, Dark Brahma, Ancona, Rhode Island Red, Dark Cornish. He…