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Tyson Foods says 5,400 employees take COVID-19 shots after vaccine mandate

Company expects to lose some employees, citing mixed reaction

About 5,400 Tyson Foods Inc. employees have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or received their first shots since the meat processor ordered its entire U.S. workforce to be vaccinated by November, the company said.  Major U.S. companies are changing policies on vaccinations and masking as the Delta variant of the coronavirus drives a resurgence of


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Meatpacker Tyson Foods mandates Covid vaccines for workers

Reuters – Tyson Foods Inc said on Tuesday it was mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for its entire workforce, joining a growing list of major U.S. companies as they face renewed pandemic restrictions due to the fast-spreading Delta variant. Surging COVID-19 cases and new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that requires


Lawsuit says Tyson Foods misled shareholders about COVID-19 protocols

Lawsuit says Tyson Foods misled shareholders about COVID-19 protocols

Reuters – U.S. meat and poultry processor Tyson Foods was sued Feb. 2 for allegedly defrauding shareholders with misleading disclosures about its ability to combat the spread of the coronavirus in its facilities. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, was filed in Brooklyn federal court by Mingxue Guo, who lives in Canada, and seeks unspecified



Tyson Foods is pinning its hopes on growth in the Chinese market after approval was granted to export product to that country.

Tyson Foods cleared to ship poultry to China from all U.S. plants

The company expects pork and poultry shipments to grow in the wake of swine fever

Reuters – Tyson Foods has received approval from U.S. and Chinese authorities to export American poultry to China from all 36 of its U.S. processing plants and expects to begin taking orders early next year, a chief supply chain officer for the company said. U.S. chicken companies are eager to resume sales in China after

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Tyson sells stake in Beyond Meat

Reuters — Tyson Foods said on Wednesday it had sold its 6.5 per cent 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. The exit comes against the backdrop of rising tensions between the two companies after Tyson CEO Noel



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Tyson posts better-than-expected profit, bets on chicken

Reuters – Tyson Foods Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Monday, sending its shares up 5 percent, and said it would ramp up chicken production in the face of record demand from U.S. consumers. Tyson said it spent more money on advertising and marketing for chicken in the third quarter ended on July 1, bringing