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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.