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Tyson CEO Hayes to step down; White to take reins

Noel White, a longtime executive at Tyson Foods with expertise in commercial beef and pork operations, will take the helm of the nation's largest food company, effective Sept. 30.

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Grass tennis courts tested at UA

Public can pay to play as part of university experiment

Turf scientists in Fayetteville have made it possible for Arkansas tennis players to try their serves and volleys on grass courts as they would at Wimbledon.

Cherokees look at poultry expansion

The Cherokee Nation announced this week that it is forming a joint council with the state of Oklahoma to study the growing number of poultry houses in the state.

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E-cigarette sales to kids targeted

FDA warns retailers across country, fines three in Arkansas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently sent more than 1,300 warning letters and fined U.S. retailers for selling e-cigarette products to minors. Three Arkansas retailers were fined.

George's enters deal to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry

Ozark Mountain Poultry, a smaller producer focused on chicken marketed as free of antibiotics, is being acquired by Springdale-based George's Inc., the 11th-largest poultry producer in the U.S.

Ammonia leak sickens Tyson workers

A reported ammonia leak at a Tyson Foods plant in Lexington, Neb., sent more than a dozen workers to nearby hospitals for treatment Tuesday morning.

Northwest Arkansas poultry farmers take root in Oklahoma

There's been a surge of poultry house construction in northeastern Oklahoma, with some of the chicken operations owned by residents and others owned by Arkansas-based growers expanding their farms.

Letter advises on new meats

Let FDA, USDA have roles, it says

The North American Meat Institute and Memphis Meats Inc., a producer of food products made from animal cells, have joined forces to oppose the idea that a single federal food agency should have exclusive jurisdiction over cell-based meat products.

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Keystone purchase detailed by Tyson

Tyson Foods Inc. has agreed to pay just under $2.16 billion for a segment of a Brazilian meat conglomerate that is a key supplier to the McDonald's fast-food chain.

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Tyson set to buy poultry supplier; reports say $2.5B to secure McDonald’s nuggets maker

Tyson Foods Inc. reportedly has agreed to pay $2.5 billion for a segment of a Brazilian meat conglomerate that is a key chicken supplier to the McDonald's fast-food chain.

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Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published: June 1, 2018

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