Chicken to be “Raised Without Antibiotics”
Wednesday 27 June 2007In response to broadscale consumer demand, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is now producing all of its Tyson® brand fresh chicken from birds "Raised Without Antibiotics,".
“While we have great confidence in the quality of our traditional chicken, we’re also committed to providing mainstream consumers with the kind of products they want,” said Richard L. Bond, president and CEO of Tyson Foods.
“According to our research, 91% of consumers agree it’s important to have fresh chicken produced and labeled ‘raised without antibiotics’,” Bond said.
Tyson started selling 100% All Natural™, Raised Without Antibiotics chicken this week. The product is being distributed nationwide in newly-designed packaging highlighting that the chicken is raised without antibiotics and contains no artificial ingredients. Several of the skinless breast meat products also meet the heart-healthy food criteria of the American Heart Association.