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1 July 2003

Agencies' collaboration led to Tyson guilty plea [USA]

Author: Dan Margolies, Kansas City Star

The investigation that led to Tyson Foods Inc.'s guilty plea Wednesday to charges of illegally dumping pollutants resulted from an unusual degree of cooperation between state and federal agencies.

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26 June 2003

Tyson pleads guilty in Sedalia pollution case [USA]

Author: Dan Margolies, Kansas City Star

Tyson Foods Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday to 20 felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $7.5 million in criminal and civil fines...Tyson admitted that it illegally discharged untreated wastewater from its poultry processing...

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26 June 2003

USA: Tyson Foods pleads guilty to 20 felony violations of Clean Water Act - admits it illegally discharged untreated wastewater

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29 May 2003

Tyson Foods Donates 17 Tons of Chicken to Sodexho Foundation to Feed Needy Washington D.C. Kids

Author: Sodexho USA & Tyson Foods

Sodexho will work with D.C. Central Kitchen to provide 175,000 free meals to children and others at risk for hunger in Washington D.C...To date, Tyson and Share Our Strength [a leading anti-hunger organization] have donated more than 15 million pounds...

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26 March 2003

Jury acquits Tyson Foods in immigrant conspiracy case - Accused of hiring illegal immigrants to work in poultry plants

Author: Associated Press

A federal jury acquitted Tyson Foods and three other defendants on all charges in an immigrant conspiracy case Wednesday...Tyson and the other three defendants were accused of hiring illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America as part of a...

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21 March 2003

Judge: Tyson Foods immigration case going to jury [USA]

Author: Bill Poovey, Associated Press

A Tyson personnel manager Thursday disputed earlier testimony, saying there was no 9-year-old working at a Missouri poultry plant. Ahrazue Wilt, the company's complex human resources manager in Sedalia, agreed with earlier testimony that a 14-year...

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1 July 2002

Longer hours lead to lawsuits over pay [USA]

Author: Fay Hansen, Christian Science Monitor

[regarding lawsuits about unpaid overtime; refers to Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, Rite Aid, Bank of America, Pacific Bell, Farmers Insurance Group]

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9 May 2002

Statement of Tyson Foods Inc. in Response to Charges Filed Today By the U.S. Department of Labor in Alabama

Author: Tyson Foods

We are in full compliance with all wage and hour laws...The courts have repeatedly made it clear that this type of activity is not compensable under existing federal law.

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9 May 2002

USA: Lawsuits about unpaid overtime (refers to Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, Rite Aid, Bank of America, Pacific Bell, Farmers Insurance)

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27 December 2001

Tyson Foods discussing resolution of Clean Water case [USA]

Author: Reuters

Tyson Foods Inc., the world's largest poultry processor, said yesterday it is discussing a resolution of a government investigation into alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at a Missouri facility.

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