Missouri family farm is suing Tyson after its plant closure announcement

A family-owned poultry farm is taking on Tyson Foods. It comes on the heels of the company’s announcement that they would be closing the doors at four processing plants.

The Kesler family operates 14 chicken broiler houses in rural Missouri. They are suing Tyson because they say they have made investments in the business after being led to believe they had a long-term commitment to the company. Now, the family says they have been left without a viable customer because there are no other processors within almost 50 miles of their farm.