TYSON CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING

SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Tyson Foods here and six employees were named in a 36-count indictment charging the world's largest poultry processor with conspiracy to smuggle illegal immigrants into this country for the purpose of staffing Tyson plants.An industry observer told SN the indictment was unlikely to lead to higher poultry prices unless it leads to a more widespread investigation of the meat industry.John

SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Tyson Foods here and six employees were named in a 36-count indictment charging the world's largest poultry processor with conspiracy to smuggle illegal immigrants into this country for the purpose of staffing Tyson plants.

An industry observer told SN the indictment was unlikely to lead to higher poultry prices unless it leads to a more widespread investigation of the meat industry.

John Lawrence, professor of agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Register to view the full article

Already a member? .