SPRINGDALE, Ark./PRNewswire/ -- Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN - news) announced that it expects results for the first quarter, ended December 29, 2001, to be higher than anticipated. Tyson expects first quarter earnings in the range of $0.34 to $0.36 per share. This compares with the Company's previous guidance of $0.22 to $0.27 per share.