Tyson Sues Federal Agency For $ 2.4M Over Hog Inspections

May 22, 2019 Associated Press

Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa.

Tyson Sells Stake in Plant-Based Meat Maker Beyond Meat

April 25, 2019 Reuters

Tyson Foods Inc said on Wednesday it had sold its 6.5 percent stake in vegan burger maker Beyond Meat, as the no. 1 U.S. meat processor looks to develop its own line of alternative protein products.

Walmart Creates an Angus Beef Supply Chain, Bypassing Tyson

April 24, 2019 Bloomberg

The nation’s biggest grocer has partnered with a Texas cattle rancher and other industry-related businesses to provide a steady supply of no-hormone-added Angus beef to 500 of its U.S. stores beginning later this year.

Conagra, Kraft Heinz Sue Tyson and Other Chicken Suppliers for Allegedly Conspiring To Inflate Prices

Conagra Brands, Kraft Heinz and other major packaged food companies filed a lawsuit Friday in Chicago federal court alleging that meat processors conspired to inflate the price of chicken.

Tyson Plans Own Plant-Based Foods

Demand for products that look, feel and taste like meat, poultry and cheese will likely continue to grow, Tyson Foods said this week. The company plans to develop its own similar protein products and they could be on store shelves as early as this year, said Noel White, the company’s president and chief executive.