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Tyson Poultry Will Pay $2,000,000. Fine


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Fiona
- 42 days ago - reuters.com
Tyson Poultry Inc had been charged with violating the Clean Water Act in the 2014 event, and agreed to pay a $2 million criminal fine. Tyson accepts "full responsibility".



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Fiona O (597)
Thursday October 5, 2017, 12:22 pm
The guilty plea came about a week after Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest food companies, put on hold plans to build a $320 million poultry processing plant across the border in Tonganoxie, Kansas, following protests by residents and complaints from surrounding communities.

Among the issues raised by those opposed to the plant was the possible environmental impact from the state-of-the art facility that would have employed 1,600 workers and slaughtered roughly 1.25 million birds weekly.

At mid-afternoon, Tyson Foods shares were down 0.7 percent at $66.28 on the New York Stock Exchange.

This is good news.

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Melania Padilla (142)
Thursday October 5, 2017, 1:01 pm
Nice! I hope they go broke...
 

JL A (282)
Thursday October 5, 2017, 1:11 pm
Thanks for sharing this good news Fiona!
 

Animae C (511)
Friday October 6, 2017, 4:34 am
Awesome news!!!!

TY Fiona
 

Lisa M (13)
Friday October 6, 2017, 7:37 am
Go VEGAN!
 

Ed Site Issues V (196)
Friday October 6, 2017, 11:04 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Ken O (55)
Saturday October 7, 2017, 8:26 am
YES!
 

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Saturday October 7, 2017, 11:56 am
Noted, Thank you
 

michelle t (41)
Saturday October 7, 2017, 2:58 pm
Lets ensure that this vile animal abusing/murdering company goes bankrupt.
 

Anne K (139)
Saturday October 7, 2017, 4:37 pm
Thanks, Fiona.
 

raleigh k (375)
Sunday October 8, 2017, 5:25 am
Thanks for sharing, Fiona
 

Kelsey S (0)
Sunday October 8, 2017, 6:11 am
Noted
 

Ruth R (250)
Saturday October 14, 2017, 6:00 pm
Thank You.
 
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