Tyson Foods is sinking $850m into the purchase of a rendering company as part of an ongoing push to increase company sustainability. It also is expected to increase Tyson’s footprint in the expanding feed ingredient sector.
US meat processing giant, Tyson Foods, recently pledged to improve farming practices on two million acres of corn, with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and agricultural runoff from grains grown for feed, although the details around the implementation...
The announcement of the pending departure of Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith coupled with the company's forecast that profits for FY 2017 would be lower that previously stated, sent the meat processor's shares downward on Monday.
EFSA found the available literature investigating the effects of the feed additive, zilpaterol, on animal health and welfare is limited but indicates a potential increase in mortality, heart rate, respiration rate and agonistic behavior in cattle.
The question of if or when Zilmax will return to the US market remains unanswered despite recently published research into fatigue cattle syndrome and use of beta-agonists showing the cause to be ‘multifactorial’.