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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The annual meeting of the shareholders of Tyson Foods, Inc., (the "Company") was held on January 31, 2014. Matters voted on by shareholders included (i) the election of directors of the Company's board, (ii) an advisory (non-binding) resolution approving the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, and (iii) ratification of the Company's selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 27, 2014. The results of the shareholders' votes are reported below.

(i) With respect to the election of directors:

Directors                 Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes
John Tyson              900,341,794     4,366,487       1,251,294       18,223,684
Kathleen M. Bader       902,483,556     2,215,875       1,260,144       18,223,684
Gaurdie E. Banister Jr. 903,085,488     1,610,311       1,263,776       18,223,684
Jim Kever               901,955,365     2,735,847       1,268,363       18,223,684
Kevin M. McNamara       902,976,249     1,716,245       1,267,081       18,223,684
Brad T. Sauer           902,968,615     1,721,941       1,269,019       18,223,684
Robert Thurber          862,757,504    41,935,309       1,266,762       18,223,684
Barbara A. Tyson        903,713,624       991,129       1,254,822       18,223,684
Albert C. Zapanta       898,512,529     6,184,829       1,262,217       18,223,684

(ii) With respect to the advisory (non-binding) resolution approving the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:

Votes For        895,023,627
Votes Against      9,132,650
Votes Abstained    1,803,298
Broker Non-Votes  18,223,684

(iii) With respect to the ratification of the Company's selection of PwC:

Votes For       921,836,072
Votes Against     1,060,995
Votes Abstained   1,286,192

Votes related to a shareholder proposal included in the Company's proxy materials for the annual meeting were not counted, as the proponent withdrew this proposal prior to the annual meeting.

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