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Sky Chadde

Sky Chadde

Sky Chadde is managing editor of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.

Lawsuit alleges Roundup cancer settlement denied because of citizenship status

By: - January 23, 2023

This story was originally published by Investigate Midwest. Litigation over Roundup —  the main ingredient of which, glyphosate, likely causes cancer — has had a long tail. And the latest lawsuit involving the once ubiquitous household weed killer dropped Thursday. In 2020, Bayer announced a $10 billion settlement over claims Roundup caused cancer. One claimant was a […]

Watchdog says OSHA, USDA should have done more to protect meatpacking workers from COVID

By: - April 6, 2022

This story was originally published by The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has food safety inspectors in every large meatpacking plant in the country. Just like the industry’s workers, the government’s inspectors entered the high-risk work spaces almost every day during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sonny Perdue, USDA’s leader during the […]