Tyson Foods to require vaccines by October 1

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. -- One of the largest food companies in the world will require all employees in the United States to get the covid vaccination. 

Tyson Foods made the announcement Tuesday and will require workers to get vaccinated by October 1st. 

For locations represented by Union, that deadline is November 1st. 

A spokesperson says this will make them the largest food company in the country to require vaccinations. 

They say almost half of its 120,000 U.S. employees have already been vaccinated. 

Tyson Foods has many locations across Nebraska and in the surrounding states.