Slaughterhouse

Proposition 12

FarmSTAND (formerly the Food Project at Public Justice) submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of California’s Proposition 12, which limits the sale of pork products in California produced using extreme confinement. The Supreme Court of the United States sided with the...

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Food Worker and Food & Farm Justice Organizations Support the Introduction of the Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act of 2021 (PAMWA) 

Today, Senator Cory Booker and Representative Ro Khanna announced the Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act of 2021 (PAMWA). Meat and poultry processing workers--a majority of whom are people of color--are vulnerable to exploitation by the handful of massive corporations dominating the industry....

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Food & Water Watch v. Smithfield Foods

Food & Water Watch, represented by FarmSTAND (formerly the Food Project at Public Justice), filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia against Smithfield Foods, alleging that the multinational meat processing company repeatedly lied to consumers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic so...

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Buljic v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

FarmSTAND (formerly the Food Project at Public Justice) filed an amicus brief in support of meatpacking workers who died from contracting COVID-19 at a Tyson slaughterhouse in Waterloo, Iowa (Buljic v. Tyson Foods, Inc. and Fernandez v. Tyson Foods, Inc.). The two wrongful death lawsuits were filed...

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