ByIgnacio Calderon, USA TODAY Network Agriculture Data Fellow, Investigate Midwest |
Among agricultural facilities with emissions tracked by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, this ADM plant has emitted the most carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — by far — over the past decade, according to an Investigate Midwest analysis of agency data.
Three U.S. agribusiness companies face a lawsuit regarding child labor at cocoa plantations. Plantation workers filed the case against Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill and Nestlé in 2005 when the workers were 12 to 14 years old. The case is now scheduled for a final ruling in the Supreme Court.