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Even The Chinese Are Wary of Chinese Chicken

Bettina Siegel and Nancy Huehnergarth

Feb 1, 2014 — A January 31, 2014 Wall Street Journal article reports that Tyson, the largest U.S. meatpacker, will slow its expansion in China due to food safety concerns in that country relating to chicken. According to Tyson's Chief Executive, Chinese consumers' demand for chicken raised and slaughtered in their own country has significantly diminished due to concern over "bird-flu outbreaks over the past year [and] 'widespread' consumer worries about food safety." Read the entire article here (subscription may be required): http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303973704579354462984309316?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303973704579354462984309316.html

Tyson Foods profit rises, despite Chinese chicken concerns
Tyson Foods profit rises, despite Chinese chicken concerns
Tyson Foods Inc.'s top executive said Friday the meatpacker will slow its expansion in China as food-safety concerns have damped demand for chicken in the country. Tyson no longer expects its Chinese operations will break even by the end of the current fiscal year, Chief Executive Donnie Smith told analysts on a conference call, and the company...
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