Protecting Food. Empowering Whistleblowers.

Rural Outreach

Today, most chicken and many pork operations use a method of industrial farming known as “contract growing.” In this model, the companies control all of the inputs, including the food and animals. The farmers who “grow” the animals for the company are paid a pittance for the flock yield. Contract farmers have little to no say about how their operations are run, and it’s especially risky for them to speak out when they have concerns. Lucky for us, some brave farmers have come forward to expose Big Ag’s deceptive and retaliatory practices. But there’s more to this story. 

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Court Documents

You can download the court documents by clicking on the following PDF links.

Complaint – Craig Watts vs. Perdue Farms

We eat meat, yet we want to minimize cruelty to animals. This is an uncertain, inconsistent and perhaps hypocritical path, and it’s hard enough without giant food companies manipulating us — in collusion with our own government.

—–NICHOLAS KRISTOF, New York Times
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