Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Donnie Smith, Wife Pledge $3.2M to University of Tennessee Foundation

by Lance Turner 2/5/2014 2:57 pm

Donnie Smith, the CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, and his wife Terry are giving $3.2 million to the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

Tyson Profit Up 47 Percent; Chicken Demand in China Slows

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 1/31/2014 1:31 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says quarterly earnings rose 47 percent, driven by record first-quarter sales in its chicken, beef and prepared food segments.

Another Tyson Foods Acquisition in the Works?

by Lance Turner 1/21/2014 2:34 pm

Reuters says Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is eyeing another major acquisition.

Tyson Foods Buys Bosco's Pizza of Michigan

by Jan Cottingham 1/20/2014 1:42 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has bought the assets of Bosco's Pizza Co. of Warren, Mich.

Tyson Foods Recalls 33K Pounds of Chicken Product

by Associated Press 1/13/2014 7:12 am

Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 34,000 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a strain of salmonella.

Connecticut Painter Finds Everyday Art in Walmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

What began with one artist trying to make a living has evolved into a national art initiative involving hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren.

Pork Producers Call for More Humane Treatment

by Associated Press 1/10/2014 11:29 am

The yearslong call by animal rights groups to improve conditions on American hog farms advanced considerably this week when two of the country's biggest meat companies urged producers to change how pregnant sows are housed.

Tyson Foods Asks Hog Farmers to Make Animal Welfare Adjustments

by Lance Turner 1/9/2014 11:26 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Thursday that it has asked its hog farmers to adopt new methods of raising, monitoring and euthanizing animals and said it would increase supplier inspections in 2014.

Reuters: Lost Hooves Prompted Tyson Foods to End Use of Zilmax

by Lance Turner 1/6/2014 12:03 pm

Reuters has a lengthy report today on the incidents that led Tyson Foods Inc. and other meatpackers to stop buying cattle that had been fed Zilmax, an animal feed additive produced by Merck & Co. Inc.

John Tyson Reaps $20 Million in Pay, Stock Options

by Gwen Moritz 12/20/2013 3:48 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. also paid $29.85 million to a Tyson family-owned company for 1 million shares of Class B stock, the newly release proxy reveals.

John Tyson Marks 20 Years of Holiday Donations to Watershed

by Mark Carter 12/17/2013 12:40 pm

Led by Chairman John Tyson, Tyson Foods Inc. delivers 30,000 pounds of meat to Little Rock's Watershed Project to help hunger relief efforts. The delivery marked the 20th year of Tyson's relationship with Watershed.

Study: Labor Violations Don't Stop Government Contracts

by Associated Press 12/12/2013 7:13 am

The federal government awards billions of dollars in contracts each year to companies that routinely violate safety, health and wage regulations, according to a report released Wednesday.

Wall Street Journal Goes Inside Tyson Foods' China Chicken Farms

by Lance Turner 12/10/2013 10:43 am

The Wall Street Journal examines Tyson Foods Inc.'s China operations. The meat processor is working to build more company-owned chicken farms there.

Tyson Foods Adds Beef, Chickens to Animal Welfare Rules

by Associated Press 12/10/2013 6:40 am

Tyson Foods has decided to expand its animal welfare requirements to its beef and chicken suppliers. A Tyson manager told Iowa cattle producers that they must meet the requirements next year.

Tyson Foods Reaches New 52-Week High

by Lance Turner 12/5/2013 1:38 pm

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale hit a 52-week high on Wednesday, trading at $33.50 before closing at $33.36.

Report: States More Lax Than Feds on Judge Rules

by Associated Press 12/4/2013 7:45 am

All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.

Video: New Jobs in Morrilton & Springdale, New Plans at UCA, New Home Sales in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 11/23/2013 11:17 am

New jobs in Morrilton and Springdale, the latest on Arkansas home sales, big plans at the University of Central Arkansas and solid earnings for Tyson Foods Inc., all in this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review."

Wal-Mart Takes Heat for Donation Drive for Employees

by Lance Turner 11/20/2013 9:15 am

Ed Nicholson, who leads Tyson Foods Inc.'s efforts against hunger and food insecurity, weighs in on controversy surrounding a Wal-Mart store that's collecting food donations for its own employees.

OSHA Finds Amputation Hazards at Welspun, Proposes $77,000 Fine

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2013 10:20 am

Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines totaling $77,000.

Tyson Foods Announces Management Changes, New Leadership Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 8:57 am

Tyson Foods Inc. announces changes to the meat processor's corporate and management structures, including new leadership positions and a separation of its poultry and prepared foods businesses.