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  • Meatpacker Tyson Foods Mandates Vaccines for Workers

    08/03/2021 8:13:56 AM PDT · by rarestia · 79 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Tuesday, 03 August 2021 10:06 AM | Thomson/Reuters via NewsMax
    Tyson Foods Inc said on Tuesday it was mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for its entire workforce, joining a growing list of major U.S. companies as they face renewed pandemic restrictions due to the fast-spreading Delta variant. Surging COVID-19 cases and new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that requires fully-vaccinated individuals to wear masks have led many companies to rethink their plans. Many of corporate America's biggest names have taken action following the CDC's guidance, including mask mandates from McDonald's Corp, Apple Inc and vaccination requirements by Walmart and Walt Disney. U.S. officials said on Monday...
  • Did the Dems Get Caught by NSA Wiretaps!!

    02/11/2006 1:45:54 PM PST · by SBD1 · 4 replies · 600+ views
    SBD
    Maybe we’re looking in the wrong direction on this whole NSA issue. I can’t help but think that for the Dems to go to such lengths, there has to be some campaign money in it for them. Just like they pander to the far left whackos I.E. Moveon.org, maybe they also have to protect themselves as well as pander to some of their big money supporters who may not want their overseas calls monitored by the Bush administration. This is just a first attempt to connect some dots, but it is interesting. Let’s start with Judge Robertson and the Clintons....
  • Huckabee offered 'no-cost' deal for Mexican Consulate

    11/13/2007 3:43:02 AM PST · by Man50D · 21 replies · 121+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | November 13, 2007 | Jerome R. Corsi
    An Arkansas commercial developer confirmed his role in a no-cost "incentive deal" packaged by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee to attract a Mexican Consulate to Little Rock. Meanwhile, an Arkansas legislator expressed concern that Huckabee used taxpayer funds inappropriately in a plan ultimately designed to assist illegal immigrants in Arkansas. "Any taxpayer money that is used to help facilitate breaking the law is wrong," Green emphasized. WND previously reported Robert Trevino, commissioner of the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, had signed a lease providing the Mexican Consulate space in an Arkansas Rehabilitations Services building at a cost of $1 per year. The...
  • Tyson will no longer sell fresh chicken raised with antibiotics

    06/20/2007 6:36:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 75 replies · 1,086+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | June 20, 2007 | LAUREN SHEPHERD
    Associated Press NEW YORK -- NEW YORK Tyson Foods will no longer use antibiotics to raise chicken that is sold fresh in stores and will launch a $70 million advertising campaign to tout the shift, the nation's largest meat producer said Tuesday. The company said fresh chicken raised without antibiotics was shipped to stores Monday and will be sold beginning later this week in packaging that emphasizes that there are no artificial ingredients. "We're providing mainstream consumers with products they want," Tyson Chief Executive Richard L. Bond said at a news conference. Consumers will have to pay slightly more for...
  • May 1 closures: who to boycott? Rallies (Live thread)

    04/30/2006 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 1,385 replies · 35,974+ views
    05/01/06
    This should be a list of who is planning to close their business on Monday, May 1 in response of the Great American Boycott. We should compile it and boycott them ourselves if possible! Remember to go shopping or work overtime on May 1!
  • Boycott Tyson products

    04/28/2006 1:52:22 PM PDT · by Die_Hard Conservative Lady · 165 replies · 3,677+ views
    http://www.tyson.com ^ | 4/28/06 | Deborah
    This is my first vanity post, so be nice! I just heard on FoxNews that the meat packing company "Tyson" will be closing Monday to allow their employees so march in the protest on May 1st, whihc is this coming Monday. Are they an American company? They seem to forget they it's "Americans that purchase their product and keep them in business.... I also left them an email on thier website stating my feelings on them supporting this protest march... Okay, I feel better now..... Thank you! Pleasse also go to the Tyson website and leave them an email as...
  • Corrections

    12/13/2003 9:11:12 AM PST · by kennedy · 39 replies · 264+ views
    LA Times ^ | December 13, 2003 | Staff
    Activist — An article in Monday's Section A included incorrect information about animal rights activist Virgil Butler. It said that Butler took part in the U.S. invasion of Panama, where he recalled killing enemy soldiers, but the Army has no record of his service. The article stated that Butler shot a man to death in the parking lot of a bar and went to prison for manslaughter. In fact, he was convicted of felony burglary, and the shooting could not be confirmed. The article said Butler killed 80,000 birds a shift at a Tyson poultry plant. He did not slaughter...
  • Charges Dropped in Tyson Foods Immigrants Case

    03/14/2003 4:44:46 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 17 replies · 372+ views
    Associated Press | March 14, 2003 | BILL POOVEY
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP)--A judge dismissed immigrant smuggling charges against Tyson Foods on Friday but allowed the trial of the poultry giant to continue on key conspiracy counts. U.S. District Judge R. Allan Edgar dismissed 15 charges, agreeing with Tyson's attorneys that prosecutors had failed to prove that the company or any managers requested two deliveries of illegal workers from undercover agents posing as smugglers. Tyson and some former managers are accused of hiring illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America as part of a conspiracy to boost production and profits at the nation's largest poultry processor. Tyson lawyers Friday...
  • Prosecutors Rest Case Against Tyson Foods After Testimony From Second Fired Manager

    03/14/2003 7:35:30 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 194+ views
    Associated Press | March 14, 2003
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A former manager at a Tyson poultry plant admitted knowingly hiring illegal workers as prosecutors wrapped up their immigrant-smuggling case against Tyson Foods. Former Shelbyville plant manager Spencer Mabe, who pleaded guilty in deal with prosecutors, testified under cross-examination Thursday that although he was aware of illegal hirings and dealt with an immigrant smuggler, he never personally inspected employee hiring records. "Any time they came through a recruiter, I pretty much knew they were illegal," Mabe said. Mabe, who was fired in 2001, earlier told the federal court jury he went along with hiring illegal...
  • Hillary's dilemma: fight and lose or wait and win

    12/21/2002 4:49:07 PM PST · by MadIvan · 117 replies · 524+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph ^ | December 22, 2002 | Julian Coman
    A third of New York Democrats are urging her to run. Polls suggest that she is the only candidate capable of defeating President George W. Bush at the ballot box. Among a growing number of her supporters, only one question matters: can Hillary Clinton be persuaded to rescue her party in the 2004 presidential race?   Mrs Clinton has insisted that she intends to see out her term as New York senator, which ends in 2006, before possibly running for the presidency in 2008. But following Al Gore's announcement last week that he will not run for the presidency a...