Tyson Foods: CSR & Sustainability News

Tyson Foods, Inc. is a multinational corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas, that operates in the food industry. With 2005 sales of US$26 billion, Tyson Foods is the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, the largest meat producer in the world, and according to Forbes one of the 100 largest companies in the United States.


Tyson Foods Chickens Soon Antibiotic-Free

On Monday, Tyson Foods announced it will phase out the use of antibiotics in its U.S. broiler chicken flocks, chickens raised for meat,…

EPA Launches Criminal Investigation Against Tyson Foods

It's been a rough year for Tyson Foods. In June the company was sued by the state of Missouri for a wastewater discharge…

Tyson Foods Tells Pig Farmers to Adopt More Humane Practices

Earlier this month, Tyson Foods sent a letter to the hog farmers who supply it with pork asking them to adopt more humane…
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Pork Producers Must Have ‘Rocks in Their Heads’ to Use Sow Crates

“You’d have to have rocks in your head to build a new sow barn with gestating sow stalls.” That’s how the Western Producer…

Eliminating the Use of Gestation Crates

Because they are inherently inhumane, gestation crates have come under fire from veterinarians, farmers, animal welfare advocates, animal scientists and consumers.
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Wienerschnitzel Commits to Phasing Out Sow Gestation Crates

The Galardi Group, the franchisor of Wienerschnitzel, the largest hot dog chain in the world announced its commitment to phasing out sow gestation…

How Some Food Retailers Are Coming to the Rescue of Pigs

The tiny crates that pork producers keep pregnant pigs in are cruel by most definitions - but those pigs have had some unlikely…

The Carbon War Room’s Top 10 Renewable Fuel Companies

These are the top ten renewable energy contenders as determined by renewablejetfuels.org.

Chicken Fat, Algae to Fuel US Navy Ships in 2012

The United States Navy will use a biofuel blend to fuel both aircraft and warship during a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise,…

“Smart Choices” Food Label Recommends “Froot Loops”

By Carly Smolak As if our obsessive-compulsive nutrition culture was not frenetic enough with the deluge of conflicting reports and industry funded studies…