Quality Assurance

We're passionate about making great, high quality food safely. But safe food requires more than passion. It takes a culture that puts safety first, and the expertise to ensure that safety.
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Leading the way in food safety

Ensuring Food Quality and Safety takes a big team of talented people. Our Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) team is a diverse group of over 2,500 team members. Among them are experts in every area of food safety and quality assurance.

Plant FSQA Management and Management Support

Each plant is staffed with a team that is trained to verify compliance to Food Safety and Quality Assurance Programs.

Laboratory Services

A network of corporate, regional and field laboratories that provide analytical services to processing plants and other divisions of Tyson Foods with a multitude of chemical and biological based analyses.

Statistics Group

Corporate statisticians and SPC specialists develop sampling plans and analyze data to determine statistical significance as well as provide on-site assessment of process control needs to drive on-going process improvements and development of monitoring tools.

Corporate FSQA Management

Corporate teams are in place to oversee plant FSQA staff; develop FSQA programs and policies; interact with our teams in sales, marketing, product development, operations, and distribution; and work with regulators and customers.

Corporate Regulatory Compliance

Oversees compliance auditing, assists with Global Food Safety Initiative Certification, develops FSQA Policy, interacts with all levels of regulatory agencies and ensures policies are designed to meet or exceed regulatory requirements.