Tyson Foods Founder Dead; More Food Recalls


Donald J. Tyson, who built his father’s chicken farm into Tyson Foods, died yesterday at the age of 80 from complications from cancer.
[NY Times]

Councilman Oliver Koppell has proposed that the city institute letter grades for supermarkets.
[NY Post]

More than 100 people have been sickened by salmonella poisoning linked to alfalfa sprouts from Illinois.

Meanwhile, Canadians aren’t immune to food recalls. Several batches of herbs have been recalled, also due to salmonella contamination.
[Wall Street Journal]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 7, 2011


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