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  1. Business briefing: Cargill to sell pork business to JBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | TwinCities

    Agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. has agreed to sell its U.S.-based pork business to Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA for $1.45 billion. JBS has completed more than a dozen acquisitions since 2005, including poultry business Pilgrim's Pride Corp. In June, it announced a $1.5 billion deal for the European poultry unit of its local rival Marfrig Global Foods SA.

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  2. JBS to buy Cargill's U.S. pork businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Denver Post

    Agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. has agreed to sell its U.S.-based pork business to Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA for $1.45 billion. Greeley-based JBS has completed more than a dozen acquisitions since 2005, including poultry business Pilgrim's Pride Corp. In June, it announced a $1.5 billion deal for the European poultry unit of its local rival Marfrig Global Foods SA.

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  3. JBS Usa Pork Agrees To Purchase Cargill Pork BusinessRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Sys-Con Media

    "Today's announcement of our agreement to purchase the Cargill pork operations is a strategic investment in the long-term growth of our domestic and global pork business and demonstrates our continued commitment to the U.S. livestock sector," said Pork. "This transaction will strengthen our position as a producer and supplier of all major animal proteins around the world, and provide increased opportunities for our producer partners and key customers.

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  4. JBS buys Cargill's pork business for $1.45 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MarketWatch

    Brazilian food giant JBS S.A. said Wednesday its U.S.-based pork subsidiary has agreed to buy Cargill's U.S.-based pork business for $1.45 billion. Included in the acquisition are two Midwest meat processing plants that together process 9.3 million hogs.

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  5. ConAgra's New CEO to Talk StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Wall Street Journal

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  6. Russellville City Council to address stench from plantRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Texarkana Gazette

    Russellville officials are set to address a stink in the city after residents say they're fed up with decades of foul smells emanating from a plant that handles chicken remains. Residents have complained multiple times about the Pilgrim's Pride Corp. plant, which produces pet food from chicken parts that humans typically don't eat, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

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  7. W.Va. Poultry Farmer Sues Pilgrim's PrideRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Daily News-Record

    A West Virginia chicken farmer with more than 40 years of experience has sued Pilgrim's Pride Corp., claiming the company unlawfully hindered his ability to raise broilersa To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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  8. UPDATE 1-Sanderson Farms' sales, profit miss as chicken prices fallRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Reuters

    Sanderson Farms Inc, the third-largest U.S. poultry producer, reported lower-than-expected quarterly net sales and profit, hurt by lower selling prices. The average market price for boneless breast meat fell 4.4 percent and for bulk leg quarters plunged 20.3 percent, the company said on Thursday.

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  9. Hormel to Buy Organic Meat MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Fox News

    Hormel Foods Corp. agreed to buy Applegate Farms LLC for about $775 million, a move that would give the maker of Spam a foothold in the organic-meats category. Closely held Applegate's annual sales are expected to be about $340 million this year, Hormel said in a news release Tuesday announcing the deal.

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  10. Prosecutors drop charges against SC man accused of killing 30,000 chickensRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    South Carolina authorities have dismissed charges against a man who they said was responsible for killing more than 300,000 chickens being raised by the company that earlier terminated his contract. The Item of Sumter reports a judge in Clarendon County Tuesday said there wasn't enough evidence to move forward with the case against James Laverne Lowery.

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  11. Business news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    JBS SA, which became the biggest meat company in the world by spending $5 billion to buy U.S. companies, says U.S. assets remain attractive with the dollar's rally against emerging-market currencies just getting started. The dollar will strengthen as prices adjust for everything from labor to commodities to restore the competitiveness of emerging economies including Brazil after a decade of rising wages and other costs, according to Wesley Batista, JBS' chief executive officer, whose family controls the company.

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  12. Pilgrim's Pride Sees Poultry Import Restrictions Remaining Rest of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp. expects many countries' restrictions on poultry imports from the U.S. will remain in place through the rest of 2015, the company's chief executive said, as U.S. poultry processors confront a fast-spreading avian influenza outbreak.

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  13. Pilgrim's Pride earnings more than doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp.'s profit more than doubled in the first quarter as the chicken producer reported higher domestic sales that offset weaker exports. A bird flu outbreak in the U.S., the poultry industry's worst since the 1980s, has hurt demand and triggered import bans abroad.

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  14. Pilgrim's Pride posts uptick in first-quarter sales, incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp. on Wednesday reported an increase in revenue and income for its first quarter, which ended March 31. The Greeley-based operator of chicken-processing plants and prepared-food facilities reported sales of $2.05 million for the quarter compared with $2.02 billion for the same quarter last year. Net income for the quarter was $204.2 million, a 108 percent increase compared with $98.1 million for the same period a year ago.

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  15. Tyson Foods Plans To Cut Human Antibiotics In U.S. Chicken Flocks By 2017Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    TYSON FOODS PLANS TO CUT HUMAN ANTIBIOTICS IN U.S. CHICKEN FLOCKS BY 2017 Apr. 29, 2015 Reuters reports: Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017, one of the most aggressive timetables yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat company also said Tuesday it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods to end use of human antibiotics in U.S. chickens by 2017Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Reuters

    Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017, one of the most aggressive timetables yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat company also said Tuesday it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  17. Tyson Foods Plans To Cut Human Antibiotics In US Chicken Flocks By 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Medical Daily

    Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017 - one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company. The Arkansas-based chicken and meat giant also said it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other protein businesses, which include pork and beef.

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  18. The Largest Chicken Supplier In The Country Is Going To Stop Using AntibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    Tyson Foods Inc., which is the country's biggest poultry supplier, announced this week that it plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by 2017. The impending deadline is being described as "one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company."

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  19. JBS Corporation: Getting To Know One Of The Largest Food Companies In The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    JBS owns 75.3% of Pilgrims Pride , which is one of five business units for which JBS reports selected information. JBS S.A. is a Brazilian company with 2014 revenue of R$120 billion Reais, primarily from the sale of animal protein and byproducts.

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  20. Pilgrim's expects of its chicken will be antibiotic-free by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the second-largest U.S. poultry processor, plans to eliminate all antibiotics from a quarter of its chicken production by 2019, up from about 5 percent currently, according to its chief executive. Pilgrim's also is working to end its chicken operations' use of antibiotics needed to fight human illnesses, responding to mounting concerns among U.S. consumer groups and public-health officials that overuse of the products contributes to the spread of drug-resistant germs.

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