Facts about Tyson Foods???

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    Facts About Tyson

    Corporate Profile

    Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods. The company provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 130 countries. Tyson employs 115,000 Team Members at more than 400 facilities and offices in the U.S. and around the world.

    More details about the company’s strategy, business segments, locations and history, are available in the latest Fiscal 2011 Fact Book.

    Corporate Responsibility

    Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct, and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. For more information about Tyson Foods’ efforts to operate responsibly, take a look at the Tyson Foods 2009 Sustainability Report.

    Hunger Relief

    Tyson Foods’ primary philanthropic focus is hunger relief. The company began strategically working in this area in 2000, with a formal national partnership with hunger relief organization, Share Our Strength. As part of that partnership, we committed to donating food to domestic hunger and disaster relief efforts around the U.S. Since May 2000, Tyson has donated more than 86 million pounds of food to hundreds of food banks, food pantries, and relief agencies. More information is available by going to the Tyson Foods Hunger Relief website.

    Charitable Giving and Community Outreach

    Tyson Foods strives to give back to the communities where it does business. The company’s community outreach donations provide millions of dollars each year to a host of causes from children and family shelters to libraries, community parks and recreation areas. We are also a major contributor to United Way® campaigns. Our combined Team Member and company commitments for fiscal years 2008 and 2009 were approximately $3.6 million For example, in fiscal 2008 and 2009 Tyson donated more than $5.9 million to charities and nonprofit organizations, primarily in communities where the company operates. More information is available online about Tyson Foods’ community outreach efforts.

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  • JustMe
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    8 years ago

    They are one of the top producers of factory farmed animals. Factory farmed means: caged in a minimum of space, fed antibiotics and medications to keep the animals healthy. Fed the cheapest feed (in many cases genetically modified and sprayed with horrendous crap). I personally will not buy anything from them. I 100% disagree with this type of raising animals for meat. They are not interested in quality, only quantity and the animals suffer, a lot. As do we, when we eat them. I am firmly convinced that it is people like this place that are making us sick with their "safe" food. Most of our food comes from just a few companies. Those companies cut corners, use questionable practices and do not care a bit for our health. Watch the documentary FOOD, INC if you want to see how their poultry is raised and then butchered. The more you know, the more informed choices you can make. I laugh every time KFC commercial comes on about wholesome Tyson chickens. Uh huh, right.

  • Made in America, Foods are from America..Foods good, they have plants all over USA..etc....check out wikipedia for more info...=)

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