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Lawsuit Says Tyson Foods Misled Shareholders About COVID-19 Protocols

U.S. meat and poultry processor Tyson Foods Inc was sued on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding shareholders with misleading disclosures about its ability to combat the spread of the coronavirus in its facilities.

The Impossible Whopper, which is sold at Burger King.
Impossible Foods Cuts Faux Meat Prices By 20% At Grocery Stores

Impossible Foods said it would cut the prices of its faux meat patties by 20% at U.S. grocery stores as it ramps up production with a larger plan to eventually undercut ground beef prices.

U.S. Congress Panel Investigating COVID-19 Worker Safety at Meatpacking Firms

A U.S. congressional panel is investigating three large meatpacking companies for possible worker-safety violations following reports that hundreds of industry workers have died of COVID-19.

PepsiCo, Beyond Meat Partner to Develop New Plant-Based Snacks

PepsiCo Inc and Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday they would form a joint venture to develop and sell snacks and beverages made from plant-based protein.

The JBS plant in Greeley, Co.
JBS Offers $100 to Employees Who Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The bonus is intended to encourage employees to get inoculations, after thousands of U.S. meatpacking workers became infected with the coronavirus last year.

New Mexico Official, Who Founded 'Cowboys for Trump,' Arrested in Connection with U.S. Capitol Riot

Cuoy Griffin, a New Mexico county commissioner and founder of a group called "Cowboys for Trump," was arrested in Washington on charges related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Smithfield Foods Suspends Federal Campaign Donations After U.S. Capitol Riot

Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor, said on Monday it paused all federal campaign contributions until more facts are known about last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Smithfield Foods Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to U.S. Employees

Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork processor, said on Wednesday it has medical capabilities at U.S. facilities and is actively preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to employees.