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Tyson Foods Looking into Global Expansion

Tom Philpott is the Grist's food editor and founder of Maverick Farms, a sustainable-agriculture non-profit and small farm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. He writes about Tyson Foods, one of the two largest beef packers, the second-largest pork packer, and the second-largest chicken producer in the US, which is planning to expand to Brazil, India, China, and the entire global south. Tyson was the innovator of the "vertical-integration" strategy that now dominates meat production by owning mega-packer breeders, slaughterhouses, and processing farms leaving the risky job of raising the animals to farmers working on contract. Philpott, rightly says that Tyson is "actively pursuing a nightmare vision for the globe."

To read the full article please search online for: Meat Wagon: All the World's a CAFO

The devastation that companies such as Tyson Foods create in God's Creation is so great that humans, animals and the environment are deeply affected. It is up to us, the consumers, to stop these companies from expanding by not supporting them.

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