Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant, Employer to 1,000 Locals, Officially Shutters Today

    Photo by Leslie MinoraAfter 26 years as a mechanic at Pilgrim's Pride, today is the last day of work for Victor Recindos and his 1,000 coworkers.​Victor Recindos has aged 26 years by the calendar's count since first becoming a mechanic at Pilgrim's Pride chicken processing plant just south of ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Pilgrim's Pride Shuttering Massive Dallas Processing Plant, Affecting 1,000 Jobs

    ​Shortly after Pilgrim's Pride announced that its second-quarter results were dismal (as in, "a net loss of $128.1 million"), the chicken-seller delivered some very bad news: It's closing its mammoth Dallas processing plant by September. The plant, on Ferris just south of downtown, employs 1,000 h ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Dallas, a Top-Five Exportin' Town

    ​This morning Pilgrim's Pride announced it'll be exporting chicken to Russia (my favorite Ramones bootleg, incidentally) from its Dallas plant -- good timing too, given that the Brookings Institution just released a report stressing the need for export growth in order to "boost competitiveness." T ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    March 8, 2001

    Tale of the Tapes

    With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout

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    January 15, 1998


    Vance Miller lives in a Highland Park mansion, carries weight in the GOP, and parties with high society. He owes you, the taxpayer, $26 million, and he ain't paying.

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    August 15, 1996

    Companies that whore

    Channel 8 sells its name to advertisers, including one of the state's biggest polluters

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    April 4, 1996

    Fouled nest

    Chicken king Bo Pilgrim meets his critics on his home turf

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    March 21, 1996
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    February 22, 1996

    Bo? Hell no!

    Chicken king Bo Pilgrim wants to bring a new plant and new jobs to East Texas. But East Texans say they want no more of his filthy business.