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Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

25 days ago   |   National Post

CALGARY - A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cargill Ltd. that claims the meat-packing company failed to take reasonable precautions to protect its workers in...
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The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Disrupted Big Agriculture. Here's What That Means for the Planet

The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Disrupted Big Agriculture. Here's What That Means for the Planet

26 days ago   |   Time

On April 12, a meat-processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., owned by Smithfield Foods shut down after hundreds of employees contracted coronavirus. The closure was hardly...
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Cargill mapping project in Brazil meant to help control deforestation

1 month ago   |   Star Tribune

The Minnetonka-based agricultural giant is under pressure as more forests in Brazil are destroyed for soybean farming.
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Court could end claims Nestle, Cargill abetted child labor

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will consider ending a lawsuit that claims Nestle and Cargill facilitated the use of child slave labor on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast, a case that...
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Warren and Booker Press Meatpackers on Exports to China

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker questioned how companies could warn of pandemic shortages while exporting record amounts of pork to China.
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Lawsuit Accuses Nation's Top Meatpackers Of Conspiring To Boost The Price Of Beef

1 month ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A class action lawsuit filed over the weekend accuses the nation's top meatpackers - Cargill, JBS, National Beef, and Tyson - of conspiring to artificially...
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Cargill ends quarterly results, saying they don't show its 'long-term focus'

2 monthes ago   |   Star Tribune

The nation's largest private company revealed some data, even though it wasn't required.
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Trump Is Bailing Out Big Meat-and Further Screwing the Planet

2 monthes ago   |   The New Republic

At an event announcing $16 billion in federal relief for food producers on May 19, Donald Trump spoke at a podium flanked by tables stacked with corn, onions, apples, and other...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that killed 9 troops

The military is getting answers to a tragic accident that took the lives of nine troops. Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Big Ten Network released the schedule for the 2020 season Wednesday morning, including the schedule for the Huskers. Read more ...

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer was shot on the city's West Side and a suspect has been taken into custody, police said. The shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck open-source platform Almanac used...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck open-source platform Almanac used to raise $9 million in funding. The CEO breaks it down and gives his advice for entrepreneurs to perfect their pitch

Open-source platform Almanac gave Business Insider an exclusive look at the pitch deck the startup used to raise $9 million in seed funding. CEO and cofounder Adam Nathan... Read more ...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more provinces affected

A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said. However, the country's Covid-19 task force declared the... Read more ...

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 pandemic stimulus checks in error, and many of them are spending the money in their... Read more ...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push gold to a fresh record-high, analysts say

The devastating explosion in Beirut Tuesday likely helped gold prices jump above $2,000, two analysts said on Wednesday. The enormous explosion in the Lebanese capital... Read more ...