Reason to go vegan (or at least vegetarian, for chrissakes) number 1,355,490: you wouldn’t be supporting a company that may be getting away with severely mucking up Florida’s most famous river.

A new lawsuit by a coalition of environmental groups calls on the world’s second largest producer of chicken, Pilgrim’s Pride, to stop dumping waste from its Live Oak plant into the Suwannee River. The group Environment Florida, which is spearheading the claim, announced Friday that it’s launching the suit because the plant isn’t just polluting the river, which it’s allowed to do, but it’s polluting at rates up to three times the amount it’s allowed to discharge into the important river by law,

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