North American Meat Institute Recognizes 80 Award Winning Tyson Foods
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas – Tyson Foods has announced that the company and individual plants have received 80 awards from the North American Meat Association (NAMI).
The Amarillo location has been recognized for its positive environmental impact through an Environmental Recognition Award that recognizes the company’s dedication to continuous environmental improvement, as evidenced by the development and implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS). It was one of 78 Tyson Foods plants in North America.
A global protein leader received a Community Wellness Award for leadership in fighting hunger and food insecurity through protein donations to local food banks and community pantry partners across the country. Donated over 10,000 pounds of protein. This was the equivalent of 72 million servings of protein, donated to Tyson Foods factory communities and food banks, pantries and hunger relief organizations nationwide.
NAMI President and CEO Julie Anna Potts said: “Tyson Foods’ dedication to sustainably reducing the protein gap shows why Tyson Foods is an industry leader year after year.”
NAMI has awarded companies based on 2022 data shared in The Protein PACT.NAMI and its members are committed to accelerating progress in the animal protein sector towards the Sustainable Development Goals. We are united by industry-led initiatives. The Community Wellness Award is the highest honor in the health and wellness category.
NAMI also celebrates Tyson Foods’ commitment to promoting and implementing diversity, equity and inclusion strategies to celebrate the unique culture of its team members and provide a collective voice in how the company does business. Admitted. Award criteria included companies prioritizing recruitment, retention, community engagement, values, leadership and accountability.
said Steve Patrick, Vice President of Environmental Business at Tyson Foods. “We are proud of our team’s efforts to operate the factory in an environmentally responsible manner in the communities where we live and work.”
The EMS model is designed to drive continuous, measurable improvement in environmental compliance performance in Tyson’s operations. Additionally, his EMS, modeled after ISO 14001, is designed to minimize the environmental footprint of our operations in the communities where we work and live, helping us achieve our environmental goals. support.
Accreditation awards are categorized into four tiers to facilitate EMS development through a step-by-step approach. Tier 1 is aware of compliance policies and Tier 4 represents the highest level of environmental controls. Amarillo was classified as Tier 3. For more information, visit his website at: www.tysonfoods.com.
Texas Tech Graduate School Shines in 2023 US News & World Report Rankings
US News & World Report released its Best Graduate Programs Rankings for 2023-24 on Tuesday, April 25, evaluating several programs at Texas Tech University graduate school, one of which made its debut on the list.
Debuting in the rankings is the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, which opened in Amarillo in Fall 2021. The school is ranked 27th.
Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering ranked 104th, highlighting six programs ranked within the top 100. Petroleum Engineering: 9th, Industrial Engineering: 50th, Chemical Engineering: 72nd, Civil Engineering: 64th, Electrical Engineering: 85th, Mechanical Engineering: 97th. The college of education has made its biggest leap since 2022, moving up 42 spots to his 64th. Jerry S. Rawls College of Business again ranked him 107th for full-time MBA programs, but part-time MBA programs put him 107th. The program moved him up five places to 109th. Other ranked Texas Tech programs include Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Public Relations.
To view the ranking methodology and complete list of rankings, please visit the US News & World Report website.
Kick off Beef Month, win prizes, and enjoy Texas BBQ with the new BBQuest digital pass
Austin – Just in time for Beef Month, the Texas Beef Council (TBC) and Beef Loving Texans have launched a new “BBQuest – Take on Texas BBQ” free mobile pass program. This pass is designed to give you a delicious barbecue experience at restaurants featured in all three seasons of TBC’s hit streaming series BBQuest.
Rachel Chou, Director of Consumer Marketing at TBC, said: “By introducing this new digital pass, we encourage both consumers and beef producers to visit her BBQuest restaurants and take a personal, BBQuest-inspired journey.”
To sign up for a BBQuest pass, visit BeefLovingTexans.com/Explore-BBQuest and complete the online form. From there, your free passport will be delivered to your phone via text or email.
When attendees check-in at BBQuest restaurants, they earn points to unlock various prizes and discounts. Individuals who check-in at all 11 restaurants are eligible to win 2 Texas Hill Country Getaways.
Adriana Mora, Consumer Marketing Manager at TBC, said: “We also work with food and travel influencers to help spread the word about the program. And we look forward to being able to sample delicious Texas beef throughout the state.”
BBQuest: Season 3 of the series, Beyond the Pit, is now streaming on Hulu. You can also watch all three of his seasons of BBQuest at BeefLovingTexans.com. For more information about the Texas Beef Council and the Beef Checkoff program, visit TexasBeefCheckoff.com.