Tyson Foods donates 64 million meals to fight hunger in 2021

Tyson Foods supported its U.S. team members and plant communities in 2021 through numerous hunger and disaster relief efforts, community grants and on-site educational programs. 

According to a news release, the company donated more than 16 million pounds of protein – the equivalent of 64 million meals – to fight hunger in fiscal 2021. The food donations, valued at $36 million, were given to food banks, pantries and hunger relief organizations in plant communities and across the nation. 

“We remain committed to addressing food insecurity, supporting our team members and improving the quality of life in the communities where we operate,” said Tim Grailer, senior director of corporate social responsibility for Tyson Foods. “We know our efforts are stronger through collaboration and we’re honored to work with a network of outstanding community partners.” 

In the Amarillo area, Tyson supported more than 50 local organizations with fresh or frozen protein as

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MTR Foods fired the first salvo in the Battle of the Batters

Storyboard18 | MTR Foods fired the first salvo in the Battle of the Batters

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Storyboard18 | MTR Foods fired the first salvo in the Battle of the Batters

When packaged food products company MTR Foods, a subsidiary of Norwegian conglomerate Orkla, released a print ad stating “Idli and Dosa are not the same. Why is your batter the same?” people got pretty stirred up. Several food enthusiasts claimed their mothers and grandmothers have been using the same batter for idli and dosa for decades. So what’s the problem now?

Others were strictly in favour of two separate preparations and shared why that’s important, verifying their claims with their mothers’ and grandmothers’ secret recipes to make crispy dosas and fluffy idlis. Connoisseurs say the secret is in the little things that go into the batter. Like methi seeds, a little tur dal and a mix of basmati and parboiled rice, to get the colour and texture of idlis and dosas right.

From the

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Pork Recall Expands to More Than 2 Million Pounds of Products, Including Items Sold at Whole Foods

Last week’s recall of cooked pork products has now expanded to include more than two million pounds of food, and 10 additional items. On December 5, Alexander & Hornung, a meat producer and a unit of Perdue, recalled approximately 234,391 pounds of fully cooked ham and pepperoni. By December 11, the recall was updated to include 2,320,774 pounds of products.

The items, which include several different varieties of ham and pepperoni, are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. All products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. M10125” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail locations nationwide, including Whole Foods.

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See a list of the additional products now included in the recall below:

  • “Amish Country Fresh Brand Glazed Fully Cooked Spiral Sliced Ham with Natural Juices

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Best Costco Appetizers and Finger Foods for the Holidays and Beyond

Top view of different tapas food recipes. Delicious table of foods.


Holiday entertaining is always easier when you plan a finger food menu instead of a big, complicated sit-down meal. Everyone will find something they like and eat as little or as much as they want, all while mingling and drinking. For a diverse but frugal menu of appetizers, dips, treats, and snacks head to Costco and grab some of these party favorites. Not a Costco member? Apply here.

Note: For those items that are available from Instacart, we’ve included shopping links for an even more stress-free holiday.

Prices and availability are subject to change. Prices may be lower in store.

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Hannah Mediterranean Feta Dip Trio Costco



There are three dips in this one container, all made with whipped feta cheese. They’re flavored with cilantro, garlic and chive, and sundried tomato and basil.

Queso Mama White Queso Costco



Queso is a crowd pleaser, and if you

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