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Tyson Foods Founder Dead; More Food Recalls

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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.
[CNN]

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

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