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Smithfield files racketeering lawsuit against union

November 8, 2007
Smithfield Foods Inc. filed a civil racketeering lawsuit against the United Food and Commercial Workers union, which for more than a decade has waged a campaign to organize workers at
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Anheuser-Busch plans China brewery

May 24, 2007
Anheuser-Busch plans to double distribution in China will include a new brewery in that nation''s Guangdong province, the Associated Press reports. The St. Louis-based beer maker will expand Budweiser distribution
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Tyson Foods to resume beef exports to South Korea

May 24, 2007
Reuters reports that Tyson Foods Inc., the world''s largest chicken, beef and pork processor, has said it would soon resume beef exports to South Korea, whose market has been closed
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ADM acquires Ukrainian sunseed crushing facility

May 24, 2007
Archer Daniels Midland Company has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Ilitchevskiy Maslo Extractionniy Zavod joint stock company from Risoil S.A., PRNewswire reports. IMEZ operates a sunseed crushing
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SABMiller to spend $125 million more in India

December 15, 2006
According to bizjournals.com, SABMiller plc, the owner of Miller Brewing Co. in Milwaukee, plans to spend another $125 million on its brewing operations in India over the next two
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Del Monte halting Hawaii operations, laying off 551 workers

December 15, 2006
According to the Associated Press, Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. said that it will halt its Hawaii operations immediately—well ahead of a 2008 closing announced this year. Del Monte said
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Worker suit versus Tyson now class action

October 16, 2006
The Associated Press reports that a federal judge granted class action status to a lawsuit that contends Tyson Foods Inc., depressed wages by hiring illegal immigrants at eight plants in
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Smithfield completes ConAgra meats buy

October 9, 2006
According to the Associated Press, pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. has completed its $571 million acquisition of packaged-foods company ConAgra Foods Inc.''s refrigerated meats business. The purchase price announced at
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Tyson hopes to resume beef exports with lifting of South Korea ban

October 9, 2006
ASIA: Tyson Foods Inc., the world''s largest meat processor, hopes to resume beef sales to South Korea now that the Asian nation has finalized plans to lift a 2003 ban
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Heinz certifies vote giving two dissidents board seats

September 19, 2006
Billionaire Nelson Peltz and another dissident investor who sought changes at H.J. Heinz Co. were elected to the ketchup maker''s board, according to officially certified results released last Friday. According
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