Koster Files Lawsuit After Fish KillMissouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed suit Tuesday against Tyson Foods Inc. seeking civil penalties and compensation for state costs and natural resource damages for a large fish kill in southwestern Missouri.
State Files Violation Notice Against Tyson FoodsThe plant's failure caused a nearly complete fish kill in Clear Creek between Monett and Pierce City.
State Investigating Fish Kill after Chemical SpillState officials are investigating to determine if a massive fish kill and a bad odor that hung over a southwest Missouri town was caused by a chemical from a Tyson Foods plant that disrupted a wastewater treatment plant and fouled a stream.
Settlement in Tyson Foods Lawsuit Filed in St. LouisCompany agrees to pay $4 million in civil penalties in regards to Clean Air Act violation allegations involving anhydrous ammonia.
Newspaper: Beef Industry Using Risky ProceduresThe U.S. beef industry has been using practices that could put people's health at risk, including a mechanical meat tenderizing process that may increase the risk of E. coli exposure, according to a newspaper report.