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Nestlé, Unilever, Walmart and others look at blockchain with IBM

Dole, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart are part of a consortium with IBM which will identify areas where the food supply chain can benefit from blockchain.

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Tyson Foods recalls chicken wings due to “off odour”

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of chicken wings because of an “off odour” scent, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).

UPDATED: ConAgra, Nestlé and GMA respond

BPA substitutes in canned food ‘not clear’ - EWG

Many companies that have stopped using bisphenol A (BPA) in canned food did not reveal what they are using instead, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Recall class biggest factor on bottom line

The class of a recall is the most impactful factor on bottom line when a firm faces a meat or poultry recall, according to research.

OSHA investigation under way

Contract sanitation worker dies in Tyson plant accident

An employee of a contract sanitation company has died after reportedly falling into a piece of equipment he was cleaning at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Shelbyville, Tennessee.

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Cargill, Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Corp recognised for safety

Cargill, Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Corp were among winners for implementing employee safety and health programs at an industry awards ceremony.

Tyson recalls 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets

Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 75,320 of frozen, cooked chicken nuggets after consumers reported finding plastic contaminants in the food.


Cargill & Tyson Foods bring food safety to the fore

A trio of industry leaders recently gathered in a battle of wits, presented in a game-show format, to see whose knowledge of crucial food safety issues is the most impressive.

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Chicken sickens 7 in US correctional facility

Tyson Foods is recalling separated chicken products contaminated with Salmonella which have sickened seven people in a Tennessee correctional facility.

Tyson Foods fined after worker's hand severed

Tyson Foods has been cited for four workplace safety violations totalling $147,000 after a worker's hand was severed by unguarded machine.

Tyson to pay $4m penalty to settle EPA case

Tyson Foods will pay almost $4m in civil penalties in relation to eight accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia which resulted in one death, multiple injuries and property damage over four...

Tyson Foods cited by OSHA after death of worker at processing plant

Tyson Foods has been hit with proposed fines of more than $104,000 after a worker was killed at its Dakota City processing facility in March.

Tyson agrees to pay $5m in ‘antibiotic-free’ chicken settlement

Meat giant Tyson has agreed to pay $5m to settle a class action law suit brought by US consumers over claims its processed chicken was antibiotic free.

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