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Hormel: Stop High-Speed Hog Slaughter

Alyssa Doom | February 2, 2015

FIC is launching a campaign to demand that Hormel Foods withdraw from a dangerous pilot model for hog inspection. We are asking the company to show consumers that they are willing to put public health over profit! You may have heard that USDA passed a new inspection model for the poultry industry. The program was […]

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Telling a Whistleblower’s Story: Food Tank Summit Recap

Alyssa Doom | January 23, 2015

The Food Integrity Campaign was excited to attend Food Tank’s first annual Food Tank Summit at George Washington University in Washington, DC this week. The two-day summit consisted of a series of expert panels that discussed various ways of creating positive change​s ​in the food system, such as identifying how to decrease food waste and […]

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Washington Ag Gag Bill Likely “Can’t Move Any Further”

Food Integrity Campaign | January 21, 2015

Without brave whistleblowers exposing the truth at factory farms and other stops along the food supply, the public would be completely in the dark about the food they eat. Yet Big Ag and the politicians they lobby are still making desperate attempts to silence truth-tellers. Unsurprisingly, anti-whistleblower Ag Gag bills are back again in several […]

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FIC’s Top 5 Food Integrity Resolutions for 2015

Food Integrity Campaign | January 6, 2015

The Food Integrity Campaign has made a list of New Year’s resolutions for our work protecting whistleblowers and food system transparency, and we hope you can help us achieve each and every one! With the food truth community’s support, we aim to make a difference in 2015. Let’s get started! Our Top 5 Food Integrity […]

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A Holiday Recipe for Food Integrity Supporters

Alyssa Doom | December 15, 2014

Dear Supporters, As a Food Integrity Campaign investigator who works on our whistleblower cases, I know that the news we’ve brought to you this year hasn’t been very appetizing. So to end on a more appealing note, the FIC team would like to share an easy and delicious recipe with you all! My family has […]

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You Can Promote Truth in Agriculture: Lend Your Voice to a Small Farmer!

Food Integrity Campaign | December 8, 2014

The Food Integrity Campaign announced Friday that we are representing contract poultry farmer Craig Watts, who bravely publicized concerns last week that behemoth chicken producer Perdue is being misleading about its animal welfare labels. We know consumers care about these issues, and with your help spreading Craig’s message through social media, you can demand accountability […]

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Thank a Food Worker This Week!

Food Integrity Campaign | November 24, 2014

In 2014, how many times have you gone grocery shopping or went out to eat at a restaurant? This week, consider the countless workers who grow, harvest, process, label, inspect, and ship food before it ends up on your dinner plate throughout the year. The Food Integrity Campaign is joining the Food Chain Workers Alliance […]

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Watching the Watchdog: Questions for USDA on Poultry Inspection

Food Integrity Campaign | October 17, 2014

Given USDA’s plan to move ahead with its New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS), federal lawmakers have agreed it’s time to hold the USDA accountable for claims that its new system will improve food safety and overall inspection. Today, 15 members of the House of Representatives sent a long list of questions to Secretary of Agriculture […]

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Poultry Industry: Join Europe in Saying No to Chemicals

Food Integrity Campaign | October 6, 2014

The U.S. poultry industry has been ignoring whistleblower concerns about dangerous chemical use at processing plants, but will it ignore international trading partners? An NPR story last week explained how Europe’s food standards, which instigated banning chlorine treatment on chicken in the 1990s, are impacting U.S. trade negotiations. USDA poultry inspector Sherry Medina has been […]

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Walmart Whistleblower Case in China Highlights Global Issue

Amanda Hitt | September 18, 2014

Ever wonder what happens to whistleblowers in China? As it turns out, it looks shockingly similar to what happens to whistleblowers in the United States. Speaking up for the integrity of food is a tough fight, and it’s a battle that wages across continents. Last month, a courageous Chinese whistleblower took a stand for food […]

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