meatpacking industry

Top Tweets
fossil fuel influence
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
G7 nations agree to phase out coal usage by the mid-2030s
Games foster climate education
Vilsack’s checkoff problem

Vilsack’s checkoff problem

Tom Vilsack is back in charge of U.S. agriculture, promising to address racial equity, climate change and farmworker safety. But is he willing to willingness to tackle Big Ag's power over farmers?

World Bank funded meatpacker ignores Amazon commitment

Brazilian meatpacker expands with World Bank funding but fails to reduce impacts in the Amazon

The International Finance Corporation injected $85 million into Minerva, even though it was aware that the company’s activities involved deforestation, child labor and land conflict risks. In recent years, Minerva has become Latin America’s largest meat exporter. But doubts remain over whether it has strictly complied with envi-ronmental and social compensation guidelines specified in its contract.