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Tyson Foods

Dear Tyson Foods,

Your company is a key driver of the irresponsible production of meat and palm oil—two of the biggest drivers of environmental destruction and human & animal rights abuse.

Tyson is driving the explosion of factory farms in emerging markets in Asia and profiting off a food production system that negatively impacts human rights and our planet’s fragile ecosystems. I demand that your company change its system of production and adopt and rapidly implement comprehensive, responsible food policy.

The policy must include strict environmental, animal welfare and social safeguards for palm oil and meat production that will break its link to the abuse of the environment, workers, local communities and animals.

As a matter of urgency, Tyson Foods must adopt a palm oil policy that goes beyond the inadequate Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, and transparently report on its efforts to curb its impact on local food systems and address serious animal rights abuses documented in its poultry production facilities. It must publish data on its contribution to rainforest destruction, carbon pollution, biodiversity loss, human and workers rights abuse and its impact on global water supplies.

Signed,

Rainforest Action Network

This petition closed over 2 years ago

How this will help

Despite years of pressure, Tyson Foods, since acquiring Hillshire Brands, is one of the few remaining Snack Food 20 companies which still fails to adopt a responsible palm oil procurement policy....

Despite years of pressure, Tyson Foods, since acquiring Hillshire Brands, is one of the few remaining Snack Food 20 companies which still fails to adopt a responsible palm oil procurement policy. It's too busy driving the explosion of factory farming around the world. In the last 20 years small scale farming has been largely replaced with factory farms - industrial operations that confine thousands of helpless animals in horrendous conditions that lead to massive water contamination and hazardous air pollutants that endanger human health, worker abuse, and unbelievably cruel treatment of animals.

As one of the most influential players in the global processed meat market and one of the biggest corporate laggards that refuses to deal with its Conflict Palm Oil problem, we need to push Tyson Foods to adopt a responsible food policy with commitments on responsible production of palm oil and meat. We can support family farmers, local economies, and animal welfare by transforming Tyson Foods. 

Take a stand for all the animals suffering in Tyson's factory farms and all the orangutans who have lost their habitat by joining the movement to eliminate Conflict Palm Oil from our food system and end factory farming.

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