This excerpt taken from the TSN 8-K filed Jan 18, 2007.
The safety of Tyson Foods products is of critical importance to the company and its customers. Food safety is, and will remain, one of Tyson Foods top priorities. Failure to adhere to the companys policies and government regulations may affect the quality or wholesomeness of its products and subject Tyson to regulatory or legal issues, such as product recalls or criminal prosecutions.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees poultry, meat, and egg products. Other food products fall under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because these laws, regulations, and company-defined food safety policies are complex and frequently change, please seek advice or guidance as needed to ensure full compliance.
Every Tyson Team Member should immediately report any actual or suspected, accidental or intentional failure to comply with all applicable food safety laws, regulations, or company-defined policies to his or her supervisor, Quality Assurance Department, or the Ethics Department.