David Cates
David Cates

You boycott Tyson and you might better resign yourself to eating vegetables since they own several other companies that you might not even know about. One of my favorite foods in the world is foie gras. It is goose(or sometimes duck) liver. The liver is fattened, enlarged and made better by sticking a tube down the animal's throat and force feeding the animal a diet that has been perfected over several centuries. Having tasted it and loving it the way I do, I pray God is not a goose.

Krista Haraka
Krista Haraka
  • David Cates

you're disgusting

Jacquelyn Prestegaard
Jacquelyn Prestegaard

I suggest people do some actual research on animal behavior, welfare, and husbandry. If you are eating chicken that claims to be "cage-free," guess what...ALL broiler chickens in this country are raised sans cage. Egg-laying hens can be raised "free-range" or in cages. Unless Tyson is beating their chickens, nothing that they are doing is wrong. They do extensive research on animal welfare and hire experts to decide each decision they make. Everything is strictly based on ACTUAL FACT rather...

I suggest people do some actual research on animal behavior, welfare, and husbandry. If you are eating chicken that claims to be "cage-free," guess what...ALL broiler chickens in this country are raised sans cage. Egg-laying hens can be raised "free-range" or in cages. Unless Tyson is beating their chickens, nothing that they are doing is wrong. They do extensive research on animal welfare and hire experts to decide each decision they make. Everything is strictly based on ACTUAL FACT rather than emotions, such as the anthropomorphic emotions that drive people to create "petitions" such as this one.

Deborah Kelley
Deborah Kelley
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

I work at a Tyson's plant. There are USDA workers everywhere. If one of them or a member of management catches someone mistreating a chicken and if it is serious enough the employee is fired on the spot. Tyson chickens are fed mainly corn bought from area farmers.

Jacquelyn Prestegaard
Jacquelyn Prestegaard
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

When done properly, the raising and slaughtering of livestock animals is done humanely, without any pain, and with as little stress to the animal as possible. This is thanks to modern agricultural practices.

If you drive a car or ride a bike, the tires are very likely made with animal-based stearic acid. If you use shampoo or conditioner, they are typically made with more than a dozen animal-based components. Brush your teeth? Glycerin is made from animal and vegetable fats. As you can...

When done properly, the raising and slaughtering of livestock animals is done humanely, without any pain, and with as little stress to the animal as possible. This is thanks to modern agricultural practices.

If you drive a car or ride a bike, the tires are very likely made with animal-based stearic acid. If you use shampoo or conditioner, they are typically made with more than a dozen animal-based components. Brush your teeth? Glycerin is made from animal and vegetable fats. As you can see, animals are a necessity to society, and it's the agriculturalist's job to see that they are all treated with utmost dignity and respect. I personally believe that someone with a Ph.D. in Animal Behavior will know much more about "animal emotion" than a typical animal rights activist.

And to everyone who stoops low enough to personally attack someone who disagrees with you - unfortunately your argument is invalid. A true argument does not involve the personal degradation of either party.

Mary Louise Woods
Mary Louise Woods
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

I like your post, J...it seems this happens alot. If you don't agree with some people's opinions, way of life, idealologies...they make you out to be a unenlightened knuckle-dragging moron who needs to be led around by the nose. You don't want to eat meat? Fine, don't eat it...but I eat meat and I like it and that is nothing to you. I don't believe that animals have souls although I know they feel pain...and if someone is caught mistreating animals they should be proscecuted to the full extent of the law.

Steven Hooper
Steven Hooper
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

Deborah Kelley ,respect or not,they are still butchered.

Ray Arj
Ray Arj
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

WHERE IS THE "VIDEO" ??????? STOP LYING FOR THE ANIMAL CONCENTRATION FACTORIES.

Daniela Nyvltova
Daniela Nyvltova
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

Jacquelyn Prestegaard and many others: Humanly raised and slaughtered? A complete oxymoron! Humanly raised! LOL and they got a belly rug before they slit their throats (and hopefully they died before they were skinned). Ya, homo sapiens, keep being naive and staying ignorant, keep lying to yourselves and to your kids to make you feel better, keep destroying this planet and massacring all living beings (included farm animals that are born to suffer and die in hell) ... this world has no...

Jacquelyn Prestegaard and many others: Humanly raised and slaughtered? A complete oxymoron! Humanly raised! LOL and they got a belly rug before they slit their throats (and hopefully they died before they were skinned). Ya, homo sapiens, keep being naive and staying ignorant, keep lying to yourselves and to your kids to make you feel better, keep destroying this planet and massacring all living beings (included farm animals that are born to suffer and die in hell) ... this world has no chance at all anyhow. The only decent way of existence is to live a vegan lifestyle. End of a story. Get educated and open your eyes and think for yourselves. I as all other vegans live completely without dependence on any animal products and we do use a toothpaste. Common. This is where to start: http://www.pcrm.org/ and watch documentary called 'Earthlings' to understand the horrors of this planet. Enough is enough. And please stop trying to justify the human greed and selfishness. It is insulting and only people that you will appeal to are ignorant and self gratifying. No thinking individual will take such ideas seriously.

Rebecca Carpenter
Rebecca Carpenter
  • Jacquelyn Prestegaard

AMEN......

Rick White
Rick White

Kelsie Vaile....How do you know these things? Have you gone undercover and interviewed Tyson pigs and chickens?

Kelsie Vaile
Kelsie Vaile
  • Rick White

I know these things because I am an Animal Science major and learn about these topics every day. How do you know these things? Have you done the same?

Anna Carter Dean
Anna Carter Dean
  • Rick White

Kelsie Vaile I know that what you just said is untrue because I run a chicken farm that supplies Tyson now would you like to tell me that I mistreat them.....if ya want to I'll give you directions to my house and you can say it to my face......if you don't know what your talking about it's best to keep your mouth shut!

Nancy Lynne Kriescher
Nancy Lynne Kriescher
  • Rick White

Kelsie Vaile Madison, Wisc, here, Science, experimenting on animals is a clinical pre requisite. You are pathetic.

Linda Howell
Linda Howell
  • Rick White

Kelsie i and others are reality experts...no schooling needed.....seriously not picking on you just educating you...

Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus
Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus
  • Rick White

Kelsie, we're not gonna listen to your spins and
sugar-coating of the issue and/or walk lock-step to
the status quo of the Dark Ages.
I foresee your future generations, as vegans and vegetarians,
rejecting your meat-and-potatoes traditions and going against
the status quo of the Old West and the meat industry
will be extinct....

Kelsie Vaile
Kelsie Vaile
  • Rick White

The original post stated, "Most recently undercover video footage exposed workers kicking and punching pigs at a Tyson supplier's facility, in contrast to Tyson's claims to be a leader in animal well-being." In my comment I was saying that not all Tyson's workers did that. I was defending Tyson, not saying that they all mistreat their animals. So, Anna, that answers your question. Nancy, I don't understand what you're implying. Linda, I was just giving you facts to back up my information other than my "opinion" on the issue.

Kelsie Vaile
Kelsie Vaile
  • Rick White

And I'm sorry but it is a little hard to believe "facts" that are coming from "reality experts."

Lorraine Scher Mechanick
Lorraine Scher Mechanick
  • Rick White

really! learn the truth,get your own facts n please dont b so blind to the truth.if u cant handle it then stay in the dark!

Daniela Nyvltova
Daniela Nyvltova

There is no such a thing as humanly raised and slaughtered. It is an oxymoron. It is all lie, that people like to belive because it makes them feel better about their choices and ultimately about themselves. Lie as a lie, even if everybody believes in it and the truth is truth even if no one chooses to believe it. Tyson Food might be worse or better than other torture houses for animals, but essentially they are all the same. The truth is that the Human kind needs to abolish all the animal...

There is no such a thing as humanly raised and slaughtered. It is an oxymoron. It is all lie, that people like to belive because it makes them feel better about their choices and ultimately about themselves. Lie as a lie, even if everybody believes in it and the truth is truth even if no one chooses to believe it. Tyson Food might be worse or better than other torture houses for animals, but essentially they are all the same. The truth is that the Human kind needs to abolish all the animal slavery and embrace a vegan lifestyle. There is no other way to live as a decent being. As the famous and so profoundly intelligent writer M. Kundera once said: Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test…consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect humankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
—Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, 1984.

Anne Banman Graber
Anne Banman Graber
  • Daniela Nyvltova

Ahhh, Tyson Farms, yes. The wonderful people who were filmed literally stomping chickens to death by employees in Texas. Ah yes, leader indeed!

Daniela Nyvltova
Daniela Nyvltova
  • Daniela Nyvltova

Ya, wonderful human beings. So proud to be a part of this race. :(

Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Reject the entire meat industry altogether.
and become a vegetarian/vegan. :)

Kelly Shelton
Kelly Shelton
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Just make sure you talk to your doctor first before you listen to someone on the internet telling you to change your diet drastically...

PS: Vegan/vegetarianism isn't healthy for everyone.

Patty FriedFol
Patty FriedFol
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Kelly Shelton : Only the murderous and torturous meat-/dairy-/egg industry aligned people would tell someone to abstain from the healthiest diet on the planet. Are you one of them ?

Patty FriedFol
Patty FriedFol
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Kelly Shelton : Maybe your parents ?

Patty FriedFol
Patty FriedFol
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Billy, you got it. People who align with this are cold-hearted , mindless, deniers, selfish enough to let other beings die for their palate and 15 minutes of taste. If they would have to eat raw flesh for the rest of their lives they wouldn't do it either. Of course some will now argue they would, but trust me they are lying for profit. The difference between a Zombie and a Vegan diet in taste are solely salt, pepper, herbs, etc. Once you taste a well-done Vegan meal, you will understand...

Billy, you got it. People who align with this are cold-hearted , mindless, deniers, selfish enough to let other beings die for their palate and 15 minutes of taste. If they would have to eat raw flesh for the rest of their lives they wouldn't do it either. Of course some will now argue they would, but trust me they are lying for profit. The difference between a Zombie and a Vegan diet in taste are solely salt, pepper, herbs, etc. Once you taste a well-done Vegan meal, you will understand that that is what you need to do. But make sure you taste it at a place that knows what they are doing. Go inform yourself : www.facebook.com/IAMU.WeR1

Rayan Morgan
Rayan Morgan
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

@ Patricia it was MY DOCTOR! HE told me not eat more protein, and to NOT go on a vegan/vegetarian diet.

Gordie Kellogg
Gordie Kellogg
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Kelly Shelton Bs.one can live without meat in thier diet.vegan is best/but can also survive with just being a vegatarin.

Mary Livingstone
Mary Livingstone
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Become a vegetarian.

Steven Hooper
Steven Hooper
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Kelly Shelton ,right on!!!

Monica Torres
Monica Torres
  • Billy Wolf-Wizard Angus

Kelly....ignore what they say. Just because we are from the same species doesn't mean we are all the same inside. You should always consult a Dr. before making any drastic changes in your diet. Patricia...I eat raw red meat and I LOVE it!!!!! Sushi is damn good too. Anything from the ocean I will eat raw. Yummmy!!!!!!!!! I would eat bugs if I had to. Unless you are growing your own veggies, you are consuming many different chemicals, so what is better? Guess your body was built to digest...

Kelly....ignore what they say. Just because we are from the same species doesn't mean we are all the same inside. You should always consult a Dr. before making any drastic changes in your diet. Patricia...I eat raw red meat and I LOVE it!!!!! Sushi is damn good too. Anything from the ocean I will eat raw. Yummmy!!!!!!!!! I would eat bugs if I had to. Unless you are growing your own veggies, you are consuming many different chemicals, so what is better? Guess your body was built to digest many different types of chemicals and not protein. See we are all different. Have a happy day all. Do what is best for you as an individual.

Anthony Stanley
Anthony Stanley

It's not just the animals. That is bad enough, but the labor pratices are aweful too. They hire immigrant workers from multiple countries with many different languages and provide the safety "training" in English. They can't even communicate with a lot of thier workforce. Workers are injured all the time and they cover it up.

Even if they wanted and attempted to implement an animal welfare innitative, it would only be window dressing, because the line employees wouldn't have a clue what...

It's not just the animals. That is bad enough, but the labor pratices are aweful too. They hire immigrant workers from multiple countries with many different languages and provide the safety "training" in English. They can't even communicate with a lot of thier workforce. Workers are injured all the time and they cover it up.

Even if they wanted and attempted to implement an animal welfare innitative, it would only be window dressing, because the line employees wouldn't have a clue what the new instructions were telling them to do (or not to do). All this cut production costs, make cheap low-grade meat, and a ton of money for the company.

Jo Anna Matejka-Saylor
Jo Anna Matejka-Saylor
  • Anthony Stanley

Do you know why there is no share button?

Anthony Stanley
Anthony Stanley
  • Anthony Stanley

I don't know. Maybe because it a comment on a third-party post?

Patty FriedFol
Patty FriedFol

I am a Vegan, I don't touch any murder products anyway.

Monica Torres
Monica Torres
  • Patty FriedFol

Vegans murder plants! Plant life takes in carbon dioxide and release oxygen. You are depleting me of air!!! Guess cause they don't have a head it's ok. Plants are living creatures also. Just stop eating all together and we will have no more problems!

Monica Torres
Monica Torres
  • Patty FriedFol

New International Version (©1984)
Everything that lives and moves will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything. Genesis 9:3

Monica Torres
Monica Torres
  • Patty FriedFol

Guess GOD was a murderer too!

Chris Catlett
Chris Catlett

YUM FRIED CHICKEN!

Victor Perez
Victor Perez
  • Chris Catlett

ur an ass

Leslie Gould
Leslie Gould

I haven't bought Tyson for years due to this issue and moral issues as well

Peter Love
Peter Love

I am a raw vegan and truly believe humans were meant to eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Animals are creatures like us; they have eyes, can smell, think and have feelings. How would you feel if you knew you were the next meal? Animals were meant to be loved, not eaten. Regardless, they should be treated as you wish to be, humanely. ♥

Peter Love
Peter Love
  • Peter Love

Ryan, anything that is cooked kills all nutrients including protein. Protein is a fallacy brought on by the meat industry. If you'd research, there are protein in fruits and veggies, all that is needed by us humans. Name me one person that has died or been hospitalized due to the lack of protein? The milk industry is just as contrite. If something is dead, how can it produce life. Fruits and veggies are living when we eat them with seeds to plant for more life. They are full of nutrients....

Ryan, anything that is cooked kills all nutrients including protein. Protein is a fallacy brought on by the meat industry. If you'd research, there are protein in fruits and veggies, all that is needed by us humans. Name me one person that has died or been hospitalized due to the lack of protein? The milk industry is just as contrite. If something is dead, how can it produce life. Fruits and veggies are living when we eat them with seeds to plant for more life. They are full of nutrients. I've researched this topic thoroughly. Give yourself a 30-day vegan diet and see how you feel and report back as to which of the two diets (eating meat vs a raw vegan/vegan/ vegetarian) made you feel better/healthier. ♥

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