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US Pork Production Drops by a Staggering 50% Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Pork Production Just Dropped 50% As Coronavirus Spreads

Tyson Foods—one of the world's largest meat companies—has revealed pork production in the U.S. had dropped a staggering 50 percent due to the coronavirus outbreak. It made the comments during an investor call on...
900 Workers at a Tyson Factory Test Positive for COVID-19

900 Workers at a Tyson Factory Test Positive for COVID-19

(Updated June 10, 2020) | Nearly 900 people who work at a Tyson Food's pork processing plant in Logansport, Indiana, have tested positive for coronavirus. That's 40 percent of the plant's workforce. Like many other...
Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Tyson Shuts Down Largest Pork Factory Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated April 27, 2020) | Tyson Foods just announced it has closed its largest pork processing factory indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak. The closure of the plant—which is located in Waterloo, Iowa—comes after the county's...
Beyond Meat Poised to Be More Profitable Than Tyson

Vegan Meat Companies Set To Be More Profitable Than Meat Producers

It's been less than a week since El Segundo, California-based vegan protein brand Beyond Meat became the first of its kind to go public. According to estimates, it may be more profitable than Tyson...
Tyson Foods Is Launching Vegan Meat This Summer

Tyson Foods Is Launching Vegan Meat This Summer

(Updated May 26, 2019.) Major U.S. meat producer Tyson Foods will roll out a line of vegan products this summer, the company CEO Noel White told analysts on a recent call. The news comes...
Largest Meat Producer in the U.S. to Launch Vegan Protein

Largest Meat Producer in the U.S. to Launch Vegan Protein

Updated April 27, 2019. The nation's biggest meat producer, Tyson Foods, will launch vegan protein. Company CEO and president Noel White touched upon the plans during Tyson's first-quarter earnings call last February, the Arkansas Democrat...
Mushroom Tech Company Lands $30 Million for Vegan Protein

Mushroom Tech Company Lands $30 Million for Vegan Protein

Food tech company MycoTechnology has landed a $30 million investment to continue to develop its vegan protein made from mycelium (aka the "root" of a mushroom). Tyson Ventures - the corporate venture of meat giant...
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Tyson Foods CEO Says Investing in Vegan Meat Is Necessary

Tom Hayes, the CEO of major U.S. meat producer Tyson Foods, believes that investing in vegan food was a wise decision for the company. Speaking to Feedstuffs, the animal agriculture industry's leading source of...
Even America's Biggest Meat Processor is Realizing Animal Agriculture Is Over

Even America’s Biggest Meat Processor is Realizing Animal Agriculture Is Over

Future Meat Technologies (FMT), a company producing slaughter-free clean meat, recently spoke to Food Navigator about the evolving food system. Earlier this year, FMT received a hefty $2.2 million investment from Tyson Foods, a leading...
Tyson Foods VP Wants to ‘Disrupt’ the Meat Industry With ‘Clean Meat'

Tyson Foods Invests $2.2 Million in Israeli Clean Meat Startup Future Meat Technologies

Leading U.S. meat, pork, and chicken producer, Tyson Foods, has invested $2.2 million in the Israeli clean meat startup Future Meat Technologies (FMT) via its Tyson Ventures venture capital arm. “This is our first investment...
Tyson Foods VP Wants to ‘Disrupt’ the Meat Industry With ‘Clean Meat'

Tyson Foods VP Wants to ‘Disrupt’ the Meat Industry With ‘Clean Meat’

“We don’t want to be disrupted,” Justin Whitmore, executive vice president of corporate strategy and chief sustainability officer at Tyson Foods, said at a recent panel event. “We want to be part of the...
Pork Industry in Panic After $50 Million Fine Sets Precedent Over Farm Pollution

Meat Publication Admit Animal Agriculture is to Blame for a Third of Global Water...

The adverse effects of animal agriculture on the environment have been well known for some time now. A recent study even revealed that the meat industry is having a bigger impact on the environment...
Clean Meat Producer Raises $3 Million for 'Revolutionary' Meat Products

Tyson Foods Invests in Clean Meat Brand, Memphis Meats

Following its recent investment into popular plant-based meat brand, Beyond Meat, Tyson Foods has now made a another investment into the clean meat brand, Memphis Meats. It seems even the largest meat producer in the...
Tyson Makes Another Investment in Beyond Meat

Tyson Increases Investment in Vegan Company, Beyond Meat

The future of food is much more vegan-friendly, so says the latest news from Tyson, the largest meat producer in the U.S. Having previously invested a five percent stake in California plant meat producer, Beyond Meat,...
Tyson Foods VP Wants to ‘Disrupt’ the Meat Industry With ‘Clean Meat'

CEO of Tyson Meat Packers is Excited for the Future of Vegan Protein

Tyson Foods is “an international leader in the food industry, especially chicken, beef and pork”. This meat company is not only a leading supplier of McDonalds, but has previously been blamed for the largest ever ocean...
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World’s First Lab Grown Fish To Hit Shelves By 2019

Finless Foods was founded last year and the lab has only been in production since March but already they have produced the worlds first lab grown 'clean' fish. Founded by biochemist uni friends, Mike Selden...

Why Are Global Meatpackers Like Tyson Expanding If Veganism Is Growing?

Current predictions estimate that by 2050 the world’s population will be just under 10 billion. According to a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report, during this time the average amount of meat consumed by...

Hampton Creek’s CEO Talks Future Business With 10 Global Meat Giants

As reported today by Global Meat News, Silicon Valley’s food tech startup, Hampton Creek has been revealed to be in talks with some of the world’s largest meat firms. Hampton Creek’s CEO, Josh Tetrick is...

McDonald’s Supplier, Tyson Foods Blamed for Largest EVER Ocean Dead Zone

This week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are set to release new information on the planet's largest ever ocean dead zone. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, the impacted area is expected to...

Social Media Calls Out The Meat Industry

Facebook and Twitter are perfect platforms for the general public to voice their opinions and has arguably given consumers a lot of insight into industries which were previously much less transparent. The meat industry though,...