Agriculture

"Agriculture Secretary Sees ‘Early Wins’ on Climate From Farms"

"U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack predicted farms would provide “early wins” for the Biden administration’s efforts to counter climate change, and hinted he will draw on the department’s borrowing authority to fund initiatives to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions."

Source: Bloomberg Green, 03/03/2021

Poultry Plant Workers Complain Of Intimidation After Fatal Chemical Leak

"Meat plant workers who were injured and displaced after a fatal accident in the US last month are alleged to have been intimidated and offered limited medical care." "Foundation Food Group allegedly asked workers to sign blank sheets of paper, and impeded compensation and healthcare claims".

 

Source: Guardian, 02/17/2021

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