Over 10,000 Tyson Employees Reportedly Test Positive For Covid

Over 10,000 Tyson Foods meat processing employees have contracted Covid-19 since the pandemic began, according to a study by the Food & Environment Reporting Network, which was released today as the company announced it would implement weekly Covid-19 testing at a number of plants.

Tyson to Shut Down Emporia Cold Storage

August 5, 2020 The Emporia Gazette

“After much consideration, and as part of ongoing efforts to increase efficiency in our business, we plan to decommission the freezer at our Emporia plant in mid- to late-September,” Gary Mickelson, senior director of public relations, said.

Tyson Foods Names Dean Banks to Succeed Noel White as CEO

August 3, 2020 Tyson Foods

White, who led Tyson through a period of unprecedented volatility and uncertainty when he assumed the CEO role in 2018, will remain with Tyson in a new role as Executive Vice Chairman of the board of directors.

Senator to Introduce Legislation to Bring Transparency and Equity to Beef Supply Chain

Sen. Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, recently commented after U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) concluded its investigation this week into market manipulation in the cattle industry following a fire at a Tyson Foods plant in Holcomb, Kan., and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tyson Fresh Meats Names Ozlem Worpel Director of Fresh Meats Marketing

July 22, 2020 Tyson Foods

Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., has appointed Ozlem Worpel the new director of Fresh Meats Marketing, a promotion from her previous position of senior brand manager.