Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), today reported $0.03 diluted loss per share for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2001, compared to $0.16 diluted earnings per share in the same quarter last year. Second quarter charges totaling $0.02 per share were related to expenses associated with the terminated acquisition of IBP, inc. Additionally, previously announced charges totaling approximately $0.05 per share were incurred related to the sale of certain swine assets, the product recall and the on-going effect of severe winter weather. Excluding these charges, second quarter earnings would have been approximately $0.04 per share.