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Articles by Roy Graber

Report: KFC’s antibiotic stewardship policy improved most

Annual Chain Reaction report rates top 25 U.S. restaurants for their policies concerning antibiotic use
By pledging in April to remove all antibiotics important in human medicine from its broiler supply chain by the end of 2018, KFC made more progress in the area antibiotic stewardship than any of the other Top 25 restaurant chains in the United States, according to the Chain Reaction III report.
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Tyson agrees to settlement for 2014 discharge incident

Company will pay $2 million fine for incident that led to fish kill in Missouri

Tyson Foods has agreed to pay a $2 million fine to the federal government and make a $500,000 community service payment for an accidental discharge at its poultry complex in Monett, Missouri, that occurred in 2014.


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Rejection in Tonganoxie could actually help Tyson Foods

As one community says it does not want a Tyson Foods poultry complex, others are saying they do want it
Following widespread opposition from residents and elected officials at the state and county level, it does not appear that Tyson Foods will put its proposed $320 million poultry complex in the Leavenworth County, Kansas, community of Tonganoxie.
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Commissioner: Tyson would be welcome in Wichita area

Commissioners in northeast Kansas county vote to not support proposed Tyson poultry plant, but a commissioner from a south-central Kansas county says come hither
Michael O’Donnell, a resident of Wichita, Kansas, and member of the Sedgwick County Commission, wants to make sure that the county he represents is considered for a potential Tyson Foods poultry complex.
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Chicken ‘rescuers’ take audacity to a new level

Denver Baby Animal Save members walk away from Colorado farm with chickens, boast on Facebook about what they considered a heroic deed
It’s nothing new to read about animal rights extremists removing animals from a farm because they believe they are rescuing them from a life of mistreatment.
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Tyson now looking beyond Tonganoxie for poultry plant

Following Leavenworth County’s decision to not provide financial assistance for new poultry plant, Tyson Foods is examining other locations
Tyson Foods is backing away from its plans to build a new poultry complex in Tonganoxie, Kansas, and instead is looking at other locations to build the $320 million facility.
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