FIC Farmer Whistleblower Featured in Documentary ‘The End of Medicine’

FIC Farmer Whistleblower Featured in Documentary ‘The End of Medicine’ Farmer Rudy’s Story Hits the Big Screen Our famer whistleblower is speaking truth to power in the movie The End of Medicine. For those not familiar with Rudy Howell’s story, in 2020, farmer Rudy was terminated for speaking out against the poultry industry. After [...]

2022-05-17T10:31:56-04:00May 17th, 2022|Blog, CLEAR, Food Integrity, Public Health|

Vice: Superbug-Infected Chicken is Being Sold All Over the US

Superbug-Infected Chicken is Being Sold All Over the US This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rudy Howell, and was originally published here. A complaint filed with the Bureau of Consumer Protection from February 2021 documented the traumatic catching process, detailing how Tyson sends “catching crews” into the grow houses to grab [...]

2022-03-30T10:49:29-04:00March 16th, 2022|Animal Rights, Food Integrity, In The News|

Food Processing: Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration

Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. A congressional committee heard testimony both for and against measures to break up concentration in meat and poultry processing as a way to deal with rising retail prices. Some of the most [...]

2022-01-21T10:16:45-05:00January 21st, 2022|Food Integrity, In The News, US Government|

Forbes: Fresh Take: A Call To Halt Agribusiness Mergers, Why Food Insecurity Is So Widespread Among Grocery Workers, And Jollibee Preps For IPO

Fresh Take: A Call To Halt Agribusiness Mergers, Why Food Insecurity Is So Widespread Among Grocery Workers, And Jollibee Preps For IPO This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. Poultry grower Trina McClendon was three years into her 15-year contract with Sanderson Farms, America’s third-largest poultry [...]

2022-01-21T10:11:52-05:00January 21st, 2022|Food Integrity, In The News, Top Tier Outlet|

Press Release: Farmer Whistleblower Testifies before Congress about the Impacts of Corporate Concentration on America’s Chicken Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2022 Farmer Whistleblower Testifies before Congress about the Impacts of Corporate Concentration on America’s Chicken Farmers    WASHINGTON – Farmer whistleblower and Government Accountability Project client Trina McClendon testified this week before the US House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, on "Reviving Competition, [...]

2022-01-20T16:53:13-05:00January 20th, 2022|Food Integrity, Press, Press release|

Bloomberg: Democrats Step Up Criticism of Meat Companies on Inflation

Democrats Step Up Criticism of Meat Companies on Inflation This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. Democrats ratcheted up criticism of meatpacking giants Wednesday as a key lawmaker on antitrust issues charged that profiteering at the expense of consumers and farmers has reached “crisis” levels. Representative [...]

2022-01-20T09:58:27-05:00January 20th, 2022|Food Integrity, In The News|

Food & Environment Reporting Network: Facing a merger and a pay cut, chicken farmers push back

Facing a merger and a pay cut, chicken farmers push back This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In 2003, Rusty and Trina McClendon quit their jobs and put everything they owned up as collateral for a $1.4 million loan to build eight chicken houses, capable of raising a million [...]

2021-10-06T10:30:20-04:00October 4th, 2021|Activism, Food Integrity, In The News|

The Washington Post: The Biden administration takes aim at Big Chicken. But its goose might not yet be cooked

The Biden administration takes aim at Big Chicken. But its goose might not yet be cooked This article features Government Accountability Project’s client, Dallas McClendon, and was originally published here. As consumers chafe at growing food price inflation, the Biden administration is pointing a finger at some of the country’s largest meat companies, suggesting [...]

2021-11-19T16:13:30-05:00October 4th, 2021|Food Integrity, In The News, Top Tier Outlet|

Press Release: Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message about Big Ag Consolidation as Part of National #Fair Shake for Farmers Week of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message about Big Ag Consolidation as Part of National #Fair Shake for Farmers Week of Action New Video Showcases Poultry Farmer Whistleblower’s Message to the World WASHINGTON – After 27 years of raising chickens for Perdue, Inc., Rudy Howell, a [...]

2021-09-20T16:11:25-04:00September 20th, 2021|Food Integrity, Press release|

Sentient Media: Air Pollution From Factory Farms Is Killing Us

Air Pollution From Factory Farms Is Killing Us This article features Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign and was originally published here. A new study has revealed that air pollution coming from agriculture leads to 17,900 U.S. deaths every year. Of the 15,900 deaths related to food production, the vast majority—80 percent—were linked to animal-based foods, [...]

2021-05-26T09:06:52-04:00May 26th, 2021|Food Integrity, In The News|