MEAT INDUSTRY BLAMED FOR LARGEST-EVER 'DEAD ZONE' IN GULF OF MEXICO

ARKANSAS-BASED TYSON FOODS IS IDENTIFIED BY THE REPORT AS A DOMINANT INFLUENCE IN THE POLLUTION, DUE TO ITS MARKET STRENGTH IN CHICKEN, BEEF AND PORK.

A NEW REPORT SHOWS TOXINS FROM COMPANIES LIKE TYSON FOODS ARE POURING INTO WATERWAYS IN THE GULF AND SURROUNDS, CAUSING MARINE LIFE TO LEAVE OR DIE

Tyson spokeswoman said "we don't agree with the group's characterization of our company but share its interest in protecting the environment." "It's true the livestock and poultry industry is a major buyer of grain for feed, however, the report fails to note that a large percentage of corn raised in the US is used for biofuel and that a significant portion is used for human consumption," she added. "Tyson Foods is focused on continuous improvement. We are constantly looking to improve and lead the industry, so that we can deliver sustainable food to people every day at a scale that matters to the world."

The global meat industry, already implicated in driving global warming and deforestation, has now been blamed for fueling what is expected to be the worst “dead zone” on record in the Gulf of Mexico. Toxins from manure...

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