Tyson shoots down shareholder proposals

John Tyson (left), chairman of the board of Tyson Foods Inc., addresses the company's 56th annual shareholders meeting in Springdale in this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo. (NWA Democrat-Gazette file photo)
John Tyson (left), chairman of the board of Tyson Foods Inc., addresses the company's 56th annual shareholders meeting in Springdale in this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo. (NWA Democrat-Gazette file photo)


SPRINGDALE -- Shareholder proposals considered at the Tyson Foods Inc. 61st annual meeting were rejected on Thursday.

The shareholder proposals rejected included the commissioning of a third-party audit of the company's labor practices, an evaluation of corporate climate lobbying, a plan to ensure a supply chain that does not contribute to...