Tyson Foods is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods. The company provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. Tyson employs 115,000 Team Members at more than 400 facilities and offices in the U.S. and around the world. Tyson Foods works with more than 11,000 independent livestock and poultry farmers. Tyson Foods is a faith-friendly company that strives to honor God and encourages faith in the workplace through its Chaplain Services group. Tyson Foods primary philanthropic focus is hunger relief.
2nd Amendment Rights
Tyson Foods has partnered with the National Urban League, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. According to the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, “The insurrectionist ideology promoted by the NRA and other pro-gun groups is corrosive to the democratic values and institutions that protect the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.” (Tysons Foods Website, http://www.tysonfoods.com, Accessed 4/29/14) (Coalition To Stop Gun Violence Website, http://csgv.org/about-us/member-organizations/, Accessed 11/20/13) (Coalition To Stop Gun Violence Website, http://csgv.org/issues/, Accessed 11/20/13)
Tyson Foods has remained neutral on environment issues.
Tyson’s Foods received a score of 30 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index. Tyson Foods HRC rating is “unofficial” as Tyson refused to participate in the Corporate Equality Index. (HRC 2015 Corporate Equality Index, www.hrc.org, Accessed 12/5/14)
Tyson Foods partners with and has contributed millions to United Way. United Way has funded Planned Parenthood programs. (Tyson Foods Website, http://www.tysonfoods.com, Accessed 4/29/14) (United Way Website, http://www.unitedway.org, Accessed 8/2/13)
Tyson Foods has remained neutral on the issue of education.
Tyson Foods is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Accessed 6/22/16.
LULAC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 6/22/16.
In 2016, Tyson Foods partnered with Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to oppose religious liberty protections in Mississippi, Accessed 7/21/16.
HRC is the largest organization opposing religious freedom protections.