Wal-Mart Will Cut Sodium In Meat As Part Healthier Food Plan
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., said today it will reduce prices on fresh fruits and vegetables and lower sodium in meats, cheese and other foods as part of a broader effort backed by First Lady Michelle Obama to sell healthier foods.
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AP Sources: Wal-Mart To Make, Sell Healthier Foods
Wal-Mart is expected to announce that it will reformulate thousands of products to make them healthier and push its suppliers to do the same. FULL STORY »
Pfizer Animal Health & Morris Animal Foundation Announce Recipients Of Veterinary Fellowships For Advanced Degrees
In an effort to address the critical shortage of veterinary scientists, Pfizer Animal Health and Morris Animal Foundation awarded five veterinarians with The Pfizer Animal Health–Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Fellowship for Advanced Degree. FULL STORY »
Academy Of Veterinary Consultants, Pfizer Animal Health Announce Booker Consultant Of The Year
The Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) named Calvin Booker, DVM, M.Vet.Sc., of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, the 2010 AVC Consultant of the Year at the Winter Conference in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 2. The award is sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. FULL STORY »
Why Supermarket Stocks Are Getting Squeezed
Orange juice isn't the only thing at your supermarket that's been squeezed.
Rising food prices mean grocery store chains must absorb extra costs on items like meat, seafood, and produce, or they try to pass them along to customers.
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Cargill Triples Earnings
Cargill has reported net earnings of $1.49 billion in the fiscal 2011 second quarter ended Nov. 30, compared with $489 million in the same period a year ago, according to a company news release. Excluding earnings from its majority investment in The Mosaic Company, Cargill earned $832 million, nearly double last year's $420 million.
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Premium Standard Farms Installing Next Generation Technology In Hog Barns
Premium Standard Farms announced Wednesday that it is well ahead of schedule on the installation of Next Generation Technology at its farms in north Missouri. The company continues to work toward completing all installations by July 31, 2012, the agreed-upon deadline with the state of Missouri.
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AgriLabs Promotion Benefits Breast Cancer Research
Steve Schram, AgriLabs President and CEO, announced today that the company's "Get Your Pink On" Promotion was an unqualified success. FULL STORY »
Supervalu Lowers Profit Outlook As Price Cuts Fail To Boost Sales
Supervalu Inc. reported a $202 million quarterly loss and cut its sales and full-year earnings forecasts for the third time in the past six months as price cuts and promotional spending failed to prop up the grocery chain’s sagging sales. FULL STORY »
Sara Lee Gets More Takeover Interest
JBS SA, the Brazilian meat processor, may make a new offer for Sara Lee Corp. after its bid last month was rejected as too low, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, the Illinois-based food company is attracting another offer from Apollo Global Management and C. Dean Metropoulos, according to DailyFinance.com. FULL STORY »
Alltech’s Sel-Plex 1000 Now OMRI Listed
The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) has approved Alltech’s application for Sel-Plex 1000. This approval makes Sel-Plex 1000 the third product Alltech has listed with OMRI. FULL STORY »
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