Federal Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Tyson Foods After Employee COVID-19 Death

May 20, 2020 VB Attorneys

An employee of Tyson Foods stationed at the company’s meat processing plant in Amarillo, Texas suffered a work-related injury, contracted COVID-19, and died. The family is represented by the VB Attorneys law firm based in Houston, Texas.

Federal Lawsuit Claims Chicken Producers Fix Wages, Benefits

September 4, 2019 William Thornton, AL.com

The suit was filed on behalf of three former workers from Arkansas, but seeks class-action status for hundreds of thousands more. Most of the chicken processing industry cited in the lawsuit is clustered in the South.

Lawsuit Says Oregon Group Falsely Advertises Dairy Products

August 22, 2019 Associated Press

The lawsuit was filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund against the Tillamook County Creamery Association in western Oregon, The Statesman Journal reported Monday.

Pork Producers Win Dismissal of Price-Fixing Lawsuits – U.S. Judge

August 9, 2019 Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers.

Enviro Groups Have No Standing To Sue Sanderson Farms Over ‘100% Natural’ Ads – Judge

August 6, 2019 Jim Christie, Reuters

Poultry producer Sanderson Farms Inc won a court order on Wednesday dismissing a lawsuit by two advocacy groups that accused it of misleading consumers by advertising its chicken as “100% natural” despite tests that found antibiotics in the birds.