Tyson Foods

Meat giant Tyson Foods wants to be a more sustainable food business

Tyson Foods introduces animal welfare measures

By Oscar Rousseau

Tyson Foods, one of the US’s largest poultry processors, will add on-farm video cameras and pilot humane slaughter methods in a major effort to improve welfare for the 35 million chickens it processes a week.

American giants Tyson Foods and Conagra Brands both had to recall meat products

Meat firms hit by huge food safety recall

By Aidan Fortune

Nine US meat businesses have been forced to recall a total of over 3.5 million lbs of produce due to the presence of undeclared allergens.

Hayes: 'the addition of AdvancePierre aligns with our strategic intent to sustainably feed the world'

Tyson Foods in sandwich mega deal

By Oscar Rousseau

US-based Tyson Foods has agreed to acquire sandwich-maker AdvancePierre Foods in a $4.2bn deal that will expand the giant meat processor’s market share in prepared foods.

Whitworth: 'challenge of global food sustainability'

Tyson Foods appoints first-ever sustainability exec

By Oscar Rousseau

One of the US’ largest meat processors, Tyson Foods, has appointed Justin Whitmore as its first sustainability leader as the company takes steps towards a cleaner footprint on the planet.

Tom Hayes is currently president of Tyson Foods

Brokers challenge timing of Tyson CEO revelation

By Rod Addy

Financial brokers have challenged Tyson Foods on the timing of its announcement that its chief executive officer (CEO) Donnie Smith would be replaced by its president Tom Hayes on 31 December.

Tom Hayes of Tyson Foods: 'We're growing sales volume, dollar sales and market share'

Tyson Foods ‘confident’ of market growth

By Oscar Rousseau

Top brass at US meat processor Tyson Foods have told investors at the Barclays Global Consumer Stables Conference the business is braced for a wave of growth in 2017.

Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith said the business will 'continue to innovate'

Tyson Foods posts record earnings

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat supplier Tyson Foods has grown ahead of expectations after posting record third-quarter earnings as a focus on prepared foods and value-added chicken helped operating income surge.

Tyson Foods poultry president Noel White said his division had 'fundamentally changed' how it operates

Tyson Foods buoyed by rising demand

By Oscar Rousseau

Tyson Foods executives have told investors the food giant has enjoyed surging demand for its branded meat products.

Tyson Foods president Tom Hayes: 'I appreciate the confidence the board has placed in me'

Tom Hayes named Tyson Foods president

By Oscar Rousseau

Food giant Tyson Food has appointed Tom Hayes to the position of president, where he will spearhead strategy on fresh meat. 

Tyson Foods will not increase the total number of chickens it processes in Arkansas

Tyson Foods bids for additional poultry site

By Oscar Rousseau

Employees at Tyson Foods - one of the world’s biggest meat processors - have proposed to build a new poultry processing site near an existing plant in Arkansas.

Chicken wings recalled after 'off odour' smell

Tyson Foods recalls pongy poultry

By Oscar Rousseau

A large quantity of chicken wings has been recalled by the US protein producer Tyson Foods Inc after fears it had an “off odour”. 

The ALDF has called on Tyson to decrease the speed at which chickens are slaughtered

Tyson Foods accused of abuse at Texas plant

By Chloe Ryan

Tyson Foods has been accused of using “cruel and illegal” practices at a chicken abattoir in Texas by an animal rights group that filmed undercover at the plant in Carthage.

McDonald's: 'We're working with Tyson Foods to investigate the situation'

McDonald's faces criticism after animal welfare video

By Chloe Ryan

Tyson Foods has shunned a Tennessee farm producing chicken for McDonald’s McNuggets after an animal rights group posted gruesome footage online depicting birds being clubbed and stabbed with a spiked pole.

Tyson Foods is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork

Tyson Foods responds to animal abuse claims

By Michelle Perrett

A supplier of chickens to Tyson Foods has been accused of animal abuse, after an undercover investigation by campaign group, Mercy for Animals (MFA).

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has meant a $5.8m class action judgement will be reviewed

Tyson Foods welcomes Supreme Court ruling

By Michelle Perrett

Tyson Foods, the US food company, has welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court, which has agreed to review limits on how workers band together to dispute pay and workplace issues. 

In terms of its global chicken operations, Tyson has said it was looking to take similar measures as with its US businesses

Tyson Foods makes pledge on antibiotic elimination

By Georgi Gyton

US meat giant Tyson Foods has said it is actively working to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its US broiler chicken flocks, with the aim of reaching its goal by September 2017.

The two companies have combined sales of more than $4bn a year

Terms of Tyson Foods/Hillshire Brands merger finalised

By Georgi Gyton

Tyson Foods announced the completion of its merger with Hillshire Brands last week, in a move which positions Tyson as "a clear leader in the prepared foods business", according to a statement from the company.

Tyson Foods has offer $50 per share for the Chicago-based firm

Hillshire Brands responds to takeover bids

By Georgi Gyton

US firm The Hillshire Brands Company appears to be the subject of a bidding war, with a number of unsolicited proposals to buy the business – from Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride.


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