Plaintiff United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local No. 2008 is a labor association situated in Little Rock, Arkansas. Local 2008 represents staff who work on the chicken processing line in the Wayne Farms plant in Danville, Arkansas and in the Tyson Foods plants in Dardanelle, Arkansas FSIS Establishment No. P72 and Noel, Missouri.
In September 2019, the Dardanelle plant bought a waiver from FSIS that enables the plant to increase its line speed from 140 birds per minute to 175 birds per minute.