Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

March 22, 2019 USDA FSIS

Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Tyson Fresh Meats and IdentiGEN Collaborate to Trace Beef Using DNA Technology

March 15, 2019 Tyson Foods

Tyson Fresh Meats is collaborating with IdentiGEN to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin. IdentiGEN’s signature DNA TraceBack® system will be a key tool to trace the cattle raised for Tyson’s Open Prairie® Natural Angus Beef.

Tyson Foods First Major Food Company to Receive Third Party Poultry Handling and Transportation Certification

March 11, 2019 Tyson Foods

As part of its commitment to animal welfare, Tyson Foods, Inc. has implemented a third-party certification program to help ensure the proper handling and transportation of birds in its chicken business. The company is the first major chicken producer to implement Poultry Handling and Transportation (PHT) certification offered by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY).

Grimes’ Exit Opens Important Prepared Foods Job at Tyson Foods

February 27, 2019 Kim Souza, Talk Business

Sally Grimes, Tyson Foods group president for prepared foods, is exiting the company later this year when her successor is named and there is an adequate transition period. Grimes gave notice to Tyson Foods this week and the company filed a notice with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tyson Foods to Acquire Thai and European Operations from BRF S.A.

February 8, 2019 Tyson Foods, Inc.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF S.A. The $340 million (USD) purchase includes four processing facilities in Thailand, one processing facility in the Netherlands and one processing facility in the United Kingdom. This deal builds on the company’s growth strategy to expand offerings of value-added protein in global markets.