One person taken to hospital after ammonia leak at Tyson Foods in Lancaster County


WGAL News 8

Sep 20, 2019 




UPDATE: A shelter in place advisory has been lifted after an ammonia leak at a business in New Holland, Lancaster County.


Emergency dispatchers first received a report of the ammonia leak shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday at Tyson Foods in the 400 block of South Custer Road.


One person was taken to the hospital, but there is no word on that person's condition.


Dispatchers asked people in the immediate area to shelter in place and keep their doors and windows shut.


Lancaster County Emergency Management...


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Tyson Foods donates 700,000 meals for hunger relief in Arkansas


by Talk Business & Politics (AR)

Sep 20, 2019


Tyson Foods announced a donation of nearly 170,000 pounds of protein, or roughly 700,000 meals, for Feeding America and partner agencies across Arkansas in recognition of Hunger Action Month. The Springdale-based meat giant said it has donated a total of 3.8 million pounds of food products in Arkansas this year.


“We are committed to addressing food insecurity in the communities we operate and proud to support our local hunger relief agencies,” said Debra Vernon, senior director, corporate social responsibility at Tyson Foods. “Protein is often the most difficult item for food banks to acquire and today’s donation will go a long way in ensuring our friends and neighbors throughout Arkansas won’t have to worry where their next meal will come from.”


Food banks across the state will receive the following: