October 7, 2012

HSUS CEO makes bid for seat on Tyson board

Wayne Pacelle, chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), announced he is running for a slot on the Tyson Foods, Inc. board of directors with help from New York billionaire Carl Icahn.
Pacelle noted that more than 30 major retailers and food companies have committed to requiring pork producers to phase out gestation stalls. That list does not include Tyson Foods, but Pacelle said that, as a board member, he would urge the company to transition away from using gestation stalls. Read More


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