Despite years of pressure, Tyson Foods, since acquiring Hillshire Brands, is one of the few remaining Big Food companies which still fails to adopt a responsible palm oil procurement policy. It’s too busy driving the explosion of factory farming around the world.
In the last 20 years small-scale farming has been largely replaced with factory farms -- industrial operations that confine thousands of helpless animals in horrendous conditions that lead to worker abuse, massive water contamination and hazardous air pollutants that endanger human health, as well as unbelievably cruel treatment of animals.
As one of the most influential players in the global processed meat market, and one of the biggest corporate laggards that refuses to deal with its Conflict Palm Oil problem, Tyson Foods must adopt a responsible food policy with commitments on responsible production of palm oil and meat. We can support family farmers, local economies, and animal welfare by transforming Tyson Foods.Read More