Public Health

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|

Whistleblower Network News: Christian Greene

Christian Greene This article features our client Christian Greene and Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Christian Greene was born in Eugene, Oregon, to Paula and Jason Greene. Her mother was “the sweetest, kindest person, whom everyone called mom.” Jason Greene was an entrepreneur, “having his hands in a little bit of [...]

Business Insider: DOJ has agreed to temporarily halt deportations for some migrant detainees and whistleblowers who alleged medical and sexual abuse at a Georgia detention center — until at least a Biden-Harris administration

DOJ has agreed to temporarily halt deportations for some migrant detainees and whistleblowers who alleged medical and sexual abuse at a Georgia detention center — until at least a Biden-Harris administration This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The US Justice Department agreed on Tuesday to temporarily suspend the deportations [...]

HPPR: Fewer Kansans Expected To Fly This ‘Different’ Holiday Season

Fewer Kansans Expected To Fly This 'Different' Holiday Season This article features our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here.  Wichita’s Eisenhower National Airport is looking at a slower-than-normal holiday travel season as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns against traveling at all. Passenger traffic is down more than 50% from last year because of [...]

2020-11-25T10:18:04-05:00November 25th, 2020|In The News, National Security, Public Health, TSA|

Law & Crime: Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent

Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to deport several women who claimed they were subjected to unnecessary and invasive gynecological surgeries in Georgia without [...]

Roll Call: 5 hysterectomies referred by ICE center, DHS tells Congress

5 hysterectomies referred by ICE center, DHS tells Congress This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Immigration and Customs Enforcement referred more detainees for hysterectomies at a Georgia facility than previously disclosed, according to a document acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf submitted to a Senate panel. “It is my [...]

The Intercept: PAULINE BINAM SAYS SHE NEVER GAVE ICE DOCTOR CONSENT TO REMOVE HER FALLOPIAN TUBE

PAULINE BINAM SAYS SHE NEVER GAVE ICE DOCTOR CONSENT TO REMOVE HER FALLOPIAN TUBE This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. IN 2018, Pauline Binam, a Cameroonian American woman held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, was approached [...]

Ms. Magazine: “Good Genes,” Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination, and the Past—and Present—of Eugenics

“Good Genes,” Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination, and the Past—and Present—of Eugenics This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. “Good genes,” President Trump remarked as he gazed over at Amy Coney Barrett and her seven children, while nominating her to fill the seat formerly occupied by Supreme Court Justice Ruth [...]

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