Tyson Foods To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) executives James Lochner, chief operating officer, and Dennis Leatherby, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be presenters at two upcoming investor conferences.

Goldman Sachs 17 th Annual Agribusiness Conference Tuesday, February 26, at 7:40 a.m. EST New York, N.Y.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Global Agriculture Conference Thursday, February 28, at 2:15 p.m. EST Miami, Fla.

Both presentations will be webcast live and archived on the company's website http://ir.tyson.com .

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and approximately 130 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.

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