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Heinz recalls Boston Market lasagna with recalled beef

March 10, 2008
Heinz, the Pittsburgh foods giant, recalled 40,000 cases of Boston Market lasagna with meat sauce because the product contained meat that was recalled by Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co., The Wall
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Diageo, Heineken to Build Brewery and Bottling Plant in South Africa

March 7, 2008
According to the Associated Press, British drinks producer Diageo PLC and Dutch brewer Heineken SA said recently they had agreed to form a joint venture to build a brewery and
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Japan Halts Beef From US Plant

March 7, 2008
According to the Associated Press, Japan''s farm ministry said recently it has halted imports of beef from U.S. meatpacker Smithfield after finding a shipment that may have failed to meet
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Chavez: No Plans to Cut US Oil Exports

February 18, 2008
According to the Associated Press, President Hugo Chavez sent a soothing message to American motorists on Sunday, saying that Venezuela is not preparing to cut off oil shipments to the
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Huge beef recall stems from Calif. Plant

February 18, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently ordered the recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef from a California slaughterhouse, the subject of an animal-abuse
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German Candy Makers Raided

February 13, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that the German Federal Cartel Office raided the offices of seven candy and chocolate makers amid allegations of a conspiracy to fix prices.Silke Kaul, a
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Tyson to Open Chicken Plant in China

February 13, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that Tyson Foods Inc. said it is partnering with a Chinese poultry breeding company to run a chicken processing plant near Shanghai.Springdale-based Tyson announced at
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PepsiCo Buys Bulgarian Seed, Nuts Seller

January 10, 2008
Beverage and snack maker PepsiCo Inc. said recently it agreed to buy Penelopa, a Bulgarian producer and seller of nuts and seeds, the Associated Press reports.Terms were undisclosed.Penelopa sells peanuts,
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AFC Enterprises COO Resigns

January 8, 2008
According to the Associated Press, AFC Enterprises Inc., which franchises and operates the Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits chain, said recently that Chief Operating Officer James W. Lyons had resigned to
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Budvar: Near 9 Percent Production Rise

January 8, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the Czech state-owned brewery Budejovicky Budvar NP, which has been fighting a long legal battle with Anheuser-Busch over the Budweiser brand, said recently it boosted
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