Tyson Foods

Dreamstime
March 23, 2019 - 7:02 pm
Tyson Foods is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips because some of the chicken might contain small pieces of metal. The United States Department of Agriculture says that the products in question were produced on Nov. 30, 2018, and sold either in 25-ounce plastic bags or 20-pound cases...
Read More
April 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Tyson Foods today announced a $242,069 donation to the Kansas Food Bank to fund improvements to the food bank’s warehouse, an updated online ordering system and the purchase of a tractor and trailer. The company also donated a truckload of protein to the food bank totaling 32,340 pounds. “We are...
Read More
March 25, 2018 - 11:18 am
Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed into law a bill aimed at luring large-scale poultry processors to set up shop in Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Colyer signed the bill last week. It passed in the Senate last month and in the House March 12. It greatly expands the number of chickens...
Read More
Dreamstime
November 20, 2017 - 12:09 pm
Tyson Foods Inc. says its plans for a chicken plant in Kansas remain on hold while it moves forward with its Tennessee project. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company announced Monday it would build a $300 million chicken production complex in Humboldt, Tennessee, that is expected to create more...
Read More
KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
October 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Sedgwick, Cloud, and Montgomery Counties are finalists for aTyson chicken-processing plant that would mean millions of dollars and hundreds of new jobs. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News his involvement in attracting the plant has been mimnimal. He says this a...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 27, 2017 - 9:48 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Saline County commissioners are supporting an effort to bring a Tyson chicken plant to Cloud County and Concordia. The commission Tuesday signed a letter in support of the $300 million project. The Salina Journal reports letter says the plant would benefit the entire region...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 20, 2017 - 5:13 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Tyson Foods says its plans to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant near Tonganoxie are "on hold." In a letter to media Tuesday, Tyson poultry president Doug Ramsey says the decision comes after the Leavenworth County Commission on Monday reversed its support of...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 16, 2017 - 7:03 pm
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) - A proposal to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie has spawned a groundswell of local opposition. The $320 million plant planned by Tyson Foods Inc. would bring 1,600 jobs to a town of about 5,000 in northeastern Kansas. Residents fear it could also...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Three state lawmakers who represent parts of Leavenworth County have scheduled a public forum to discuss a proposal from Tyson Foods Inc. to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie. The forum comes amid opposition to the plant from Tonganoxie residents...
Read More

Pages