Tyson Foods, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Tyson Foods, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Feb. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), at a meeting on January 31, 2013, declared the
quarterly dividend of $.05 per share on Class A common stock and $.045 per
share on Class B common stock, payable on June 14, 2013, to shareholders of
record at the close of business on May 31, 2013.

About Tyson Foods

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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CONTACT: Media Contact:  Gary Mickelson, 479-290-6111
         Investor Contact:  Jon Kathol, 479-290-4235

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