Food Integrity

Women Whistleblowers in the Trump Era: A Celebration of Women Who Refused to Be Silenced (Part 1)

Women Whistleblowers in the Trump Era: A Celebration of Women Who Refused to Be Silenced (Part 1) By Sarah Hubbard In celebration of Women’s History Month every March, our nation honors women who have made great contributions to American history. Government Accountability Project celebrates a sometimes overlooked group of women who have served our nation [...]

2021-03-26T12:17:05-04:00March 26th, 2021|Blog, Climate Science, Food Integrity, Immigration|

The Progressive Pulse: Perdue Farms allegedly retaliated against Robeson County chicken farmer for publicizing sick, dying birds

Perdue Farms allegedly retaliated against Robeson County chicken farmer for publicizing sick, dying birds This article features Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign Director Amanda Hitt and was originally published here. For 25 years, Rudy Howell of Robeson County made a living by raising chicks as a contract grower for Perdue Farms, one of the [...]

2021-02-16T12:12:54-05:00February 16th, 2021|Food Integrity, In The News, Public Health|

Veg News: Biden Won’t Speed Up Chicken Slaughter Speeds in a Move for Safety

Biden Won’t Speed Up Chicken Slaughter Speeds in a Move for Safety This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. This week, the Biden Administration withdrew a pending rule that would increase the national slaughter speed of chickens to dangerous levels that would have further jeopardized animal welfare, worker safety, and public health. Since [...]

2021-01-26T14:01:24-05:00January 26th, 2021|Food Integrity, In The News, Public Health, US Government|

Civil Eats: Are Some Animal Welfare Labels ‘Humanewashing’?

Are Some Animal Welfare Labels ‘Humanewashing’? This article features our Director of Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign Amanda Hitt and was originally published here. If you’ve bought meat or eggs in a grocery store recently, you’ve probably seen a wide range of labels promising improved treatment of farm animals. Many of these labels look [...]

2021-01-19T11:39:37-05:00January 19th, 2021|Food Integrity, In The News, Public Health|

What Doesn’t Kill You: Meat Industry Gets Its Way on Line Speeds

Meat Industry Gets Its Way on Line Speeds This article features our Food Integrity Campaign Director Amanda Hitt and was originally published here. Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Projects Food Integrity campaign comes back to talk about the increases in line speed jammed through by the industry and the Trump administration. What does this mean [...]

2020-12-10T10:57:05-05:00December 10th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News, Investigations, Public Health|

Food Safety News: Letter to the Editor: Industry supporter out of line on line speeds

Letter to the Editor: Industry supporter out of line on line speeds This article features Government Accountability Project and our Food Integrity Campaign and was originally published here. This letter addresses a recent publication by L.A. Cox, about which Food Safety News wrote in the article “Faster line speeds may not be the food safety [...]

2020-11-17T10:08:07-05:00November 17th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News, Investigations, Public Health|

The Guardian: ‘Incredibly dangerous job’: concerns safety is slipping at US meat plants

'Incredibly dangerous job': concerns safety is slipping at US meat plants This article features Government Accountability Project and Food Integrity Campaign and was originally published here. The safety of US meat plant workers is at risk, workers and campaigners believe, because of a triple whammy of increased line speeds, higher turnover and fewer workers due [...]

Notes from Underground: The Pipeline Pipeline (Part 1)

Notes from Underground: The Pipeline Pipeline (Part 1)  While recent court decisions have stopped or slowed construction on major pipelines, the industry appears to have no intention of capitulating.  In a collaborative four-part series between Government Accountability Project’s Environment, Energy & Climate Change (EE&CC) program and Food Integrity Campaign (FIC), we will look at the present and future of pipeline production in [...]

One Green Planet: USDA Sued (Again) for Inhumane Handling of Poultry and Endangering Public Health

USDA Sued (Again) for Inhumane Handling of Poultry and Endangering Public Health This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been sued for a third time in recent weeks over its poultry handling practices. On Thursday, Aug. 13, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Farm Sanctuary sued the [...]

2020-08-14T09:23:30-04:00August 14th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News|
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