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Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson

Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson
Donnie Smith, who resigned as CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. on the last day of 2016, said his departure was not related to antitrust litigation linked to price-fixing allegations.

A lawsuit alleging a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving Tyson Foods Inc. and other chicken producers has sparked more litigation against the Springdale meat producer.
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Tyson Venture Fund Looks to Future of Food

Tyson Foods announced in early December a $150 million capital investment fund it calls Tyson New Ventures LLC to invest in innovative food companies and technologies.
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How High Is Too High for a Pile of Chicken Droppings?

Chicken waste is an excellent fertilizer, but with the growing season still weeks away it's piling up in barns across the South.
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