Occupational Safety And Health

Injury and sickness rates in the US poultry sector have declined significantly since 1994

Injury risk in US chicken sector drops

By Oscar Rousseau

The rate of workplace injuries and staff sick leave in the US chicken industry continues to improve, according to health and safety figures for the white-meat sector.

An Oxfam America report has highlighted the poor working conditions in the poultry industry

Oxfam report highlights poultry worker conditions

By Chloe Ryan

Poultry workers in the USA suffer extremely high rates of injury, earn poverty level wages, and work in a climate of fear, Oxfam America has claimed in a damning new report.

Bad press affecting energy drink category: Mintel

Bad press affecting energy drink category: Mintel

By Maggie Hennessy

On the heels of several lawsuits as well as proposed legislation on the marketing of energy drinks and shots, the category has faced an onslaught of negative media attention over the past several months, leading many consumers to question the health and...

OSHA proposes fines for safety violations at DeIorio Foods Inc

Food processor 'surprised' by OSHA citation

By Joe Whitworth

DeIorio Foods Inc. has said it is ‘very surprised’ to receive 14 alleged serious violations citations from the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Cargill facing hefty fine for safety ‘failures’

Cargill facing hefty fine for safety ‘failures’

By Mark Astley

A US meat processor could be hit with a fine of nearly $150,000 for breaching health and safety regulations including those surrounding potentially hazardous chemicals, a statement from workplace safety authorities has revealed.


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