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03/31/2015

Donnie Smith Washington Post

Donnie Smith, president and chief executive of Tyson Foods, and Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey discuss the balance between producing healthy and affordable food.

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03/04/2015

Tyson Advances Beef Supply Chain Sustainability

Cargill, McDonald’s, Tyson Foods and Walmart are among the founding members of the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, launched yesterday.

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03/02/2015

5 million Tyson gift lifts new Agriculture Research Center

The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods, Inc. have made a substantial gift toward creating a first-of-its-kind agricultural research center in Arkansas – one of the most consequential gifts to advance water quality and sustainability research in the state’s history.  

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02/12/2015

Tyson Supports UA Office of Diversity Affairs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc. has awarded a $120,000 grant to the Office of Diversity Affairs at the University of Arkansas to create the Tyson Inclusive Excellence Scholarships and the Tyson Academic Enrichment Program. The grant will be used to retain and ultimately graduate underrepresented juniors and seniors majoring in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business technology, food science or agricultural fields at the university.

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02/03/2015

Donnie Smith Meatingplace

Well Suited: Donnie Smith and Tyson Foods are Poised for the Next Big Thing

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01/21/2015

Bacon Gets Breakfast Competition From Tyson Chicken

Tyson Foods, the biggest U.S. chicken supplier, last year spent $8.4 billion to buy The Hillshire Brands Company and its Jimmy Dean® sausage brand. Now, Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is pushing breakfast staples that include chicken sausage links with bits of apple and maple-flavored chicken patties.

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12/17/2014

Tyson Foods Donates 55000 meals

Sara Lilygren, executive vice president of corporate affairs for Tyson Foods, joins NBC's TODAY to announce the company’s donation to the show's annual Toy Drive.

12/08/2014

Tyson Part of McDonald's Transparency Campaign

Tyson Foods is part of McDonald’s new Our Food. Your Questions. transparency campaign.  Launched in October, the campaign uses social media to answer consumer questions about the food offered at McDonald’s restaurants.

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12/01/2014

Tyson Foods Donation to U of A Helps Fight Hunger in NWA

Tyson Foods, Inc. recently donated $225,000 to the Center for Community Engagement and the Volunteer Action Center at the University of Arkansas.

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11/03/2014

Donnie Smith FFA speech

Tyson Foods' CEO delivers keynote address at the FFA National Convention and encourages FFA members to tell their agriculture story.

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10/03/2014

Wilkesboro Award

Wilkesboro, N.C., plant wins Clean Water Award from the U.S. Egg and Poultry Association.

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10/06/2014

Pork Cup

Tyson Fresh Meats conducted its first annual Pork Cup soccer tournament at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex.

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09/08/2014

Jimmy Dean from Breakfast to Dinner

The New York Times highlights new Jimmy Dean® Brand lunch and dinner items. 

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06/30/2014

Tyson Foods funds $1 million endowment

Tyson Foods established a $1 million endowment through the USPOULTRY Foundation to support the organization's Ensuring the Future campaign.

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05/16/2014

Tyson Foods Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Magazine honors Tyson Foods for its continuous sustainability efforts and achievements.

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05/05/2014

WWII Veterans take final Honor Flight

Arkansas veterans were ready to board the final Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Saturday morning. A trip many had waited for their entire lives.

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04/30/2014

Tyson Foods Assists in Tornado Recovery

Tyson Foods Assists with Food, Tornado Recovery in 5 States

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04/08/2014

Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith on recycling

Donnie Smith appears at the Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics conference to talk about Tyson Foods' recycling efforts.

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03/10/2014

The Fixer: Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith

Talk Business Arkansas profiles Donnie Smith, CEO, Tyson Foods

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02/28/2014

Cornish Hen plant receives award

Arkansas Department of Labor recognizes plant.

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MEDIA RELATIONS

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National & Investor Media, Tyson Fresh Meats (Beef, Pork)

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Corporate Giving & Disaster Relief Media, Public Speaking

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