A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.
Demand for beef is spiking as people dine out and grill, but the profits aren’t being evenly distributed. Ranchers blame the big meatpacking companies.
Six citizens of Mali had sued Nestlé USA and Cargill, accusing the companies of profiting from child slavery on Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have weak goals.
Some employees are coming in sick, and one woman died after being ordered back to work. “Our work conditions are out of control,” a longtime Tyson employee said.