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Tyson makes executive changes after Keystone acquisition

Donnie King returns to Tyson Foods, while Chad Martin becomes president of the company’s poultry group and Doug Ramsey assigned to lead Tyson’s business relationship with McDonald’s
Tyson Foods is making changes to its enterprise leadership team as part of the integration of the recently acquired Keystone Foods and the company’s global growth efforts.
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Thailand halts DDG imports from US

Two countries disagree on what type of fumigation should be used after beetles found in shipments
Thailand has stopped accepting shipments of U.S. dried distillers’ grains (DDG) because of new fumigation requirements it imposed after beetles were found in a shipment last year, according to reports.
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Tyson Foods awarded abatement for plant upgrade

Project planned for Tyson’s case-ready plant in Sherman, Texas
Tyson Foods’ plans for an expansion at its case-ready plant in Sherman Texas took a step forward on January 7 when the Sherman City Council unanimously approved a $1.5 million tax abatement package.
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Newcastle disease hits third commercial poultry flock

Disease is confirmed in a layer flock in Riverside County, California
California has had its third case of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) in a commercial poultry flock, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed on January 10.
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