The Board of Directors of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), at a meeting on May 4, 2001, declared the quarterly dividend of $.04 per share on Class A common stock and $.036 per share on Class B common stock, payable on September 15, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2001.

Tyson Foods, Inc. is the world's largest fully-integrated producer, processor and marketer of chicken and poultry-based food products.