US poultry giant Tyson Foods yesterday [Wednesday] lowered its profit forecasts for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2002. The company is now predicting Q4 earnings in the range of 13-15 cents and fiscal 2002 earnings in the range of 97-99 cents per share. This is a significant climb down from the ranges of 24-28 cents and US$1.08-1.12 per share forecast for the fourth quarter and fiscal year respectively as recently as at the end of July.