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  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.6 pct. MILAN, April 11- European shares were higher on Monday, reversing earlier losses helped by gains in Italian banks and mining stocks. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.59 percent to 1,311.81 points by 0820 GMT, after gaining 1.2 percent in the previous session.

  • MILAN, April 11- European shares were lower in early deals on Monday, led down by losses in SAP after a disappointing earnings update from the German software maker. Shares in Daily Mail& General Trust were broadly flat after the Wall Street Journal reported that the parent company of the British Daily Mail newspaper was in talks with several private equity firms...

  • April 8- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday moved to revoke approval of a drug used to treat certain conditions in pigs because it could leave a cancerous residue that may affect human health. Dave Warner, a spokesman for the Pork Producers Council, which represents the pork industry, said it is reviewing the implications of the FDA move but will let the...

  • *EU, Ukraine have huge stake in making treaty work. GORODOK, Ukraine, April 8- Ukraine's Association Agreement with the European Union was meant to lure the bread basket of the former Soviet Union away from its longstanding ties with Russia by offering better access to the EU market. The disruption sent exports to Russia into freefall and depressed sales to the...

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  • Shares of Conagra, known for its Chef Boyardee pasta and Healthy Choice dinners, were up 2.8 percent at $46.70 in premarket trading on Thursday. Sales in ConAgra's commercial foods business, which includes Lamb Weston, rose 6.1 percent to $1.07 billion in the third quarter ended Feb. 28. ConAgra, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, announced...

  • Sales in ConAgra's commercial foods business rose 6.1 percent to $1.07 billion in the third quarter ended Feb. 28, driven by its Lamb Weston frozen potato products. Net income attributable to ConAgra was $204.6 million, or 46 cents per share, compared with a loss of $954.1 million, or $2.23 per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, ConAgra earned 57 cents per share,...

  • Total sales rose 0.6 percent to $2.92 billion. Analysts on average expected $2.86 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to ConAgra was $204.6 million, or 46 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Feb. 28, compared with a loss of $954.1 million, or $2.23 per share, a year earlier.

  • Customers pick up their orders from Shake Shack.

    The divide between fast casual and casual dining might be smaller than previously expected. Estimize reports.

  • Wal-Mart to sell cage-free eggs by 2025

    The retail gaint sets a deadline for switching to a cage-free egg supply chain.

  • A file photo of a poultry farm.

    Wal-Mart said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free eggs in the U.S. by 2025, joining many that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens.

  • April 5- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free egg supply chain in the United States by 2025, joining a host of companies that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens. The United States' biggest food retailer said on Tuesday it would mandate its egg suppliers to be certified and compliant with United Egg Producers' animal...

  • An order of breadsticks from a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden

    While the start of earnings season is still a few weeks away, Darden and Monsanto are expected to kick things off on a different tone.

  • The Center for Food Safety, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and other groups allege in the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, that the Food and Drug Administration failed to consider all of the environmental risks of the fish when the agency approved it in November. The FDA also cleared the product, made by Massachusetts- based AquaBounty Technologies, without...

  • Chipotle burger chain?

    Stephen Anderson, Maxim Group senior restaurant and consumer analyst, thinks Chipotle has to work harder at getting customers in. He says a burger chain for the restaurant is the "right idea, but the wrong time."

  • Wetzel's Pretzels' sweet success story: CEO

    Bill Phelps, Wetzel's Pretzels CEO, discusses the company's road to success and shares his thought on raising the minimum wage.

  •  BWLD CEO: March Madness drives fans and profits

    Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings CEO, talks about the importance of the upcoming "Final Four" weekend to the company's bottom line. And Smith shares her thoughts on the impact of raising the minimum wage.

  • Wetzel's Pretzels' CEO on minimum wage

    Bill Phelps, Wetzel's Pretzels CEO, and the "Squawk Box" crew share their thoughts on the minimum wage debate.

  • SCANDINAVIA

    A new index lists the countries with the most punitive rules and taxes in Europe on cigarettes, alcohol and unhealthy foods.

  • North Korea warns citizens of famine

    A state-controlled newspaper tells North Koreans to prepare for economic hardships ahead.