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  • ConAgra Profit Up 15%, Aided by Commodity Trading Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods said Thursday that strong performance from its commodities trading group helped the company overcome the cost of a pot pie recall and post a 15 percent jump in second-quarter earnings.

  • Lightning Round: ConAgra, ValueClick, Apple and More Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • New Regulations? Food Industry Unlikely to Be Fazed Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 2:29 PM ET

    Tighter food regulations under consideration could benefit consumers and companies alike, as Congress looks to help the industry through a crisis in confidence driven by a spate of high-profile recalls.

  • Conagra Says It's Not Being Investigated in Iraq Probe Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 2:18 PM ET

    Conagra Foods on Wednesday said it is not the target of a federal investigation into possible fraud and corruption in supplying the U.S. military in Iraq, denying information in a newspaper report.

  • ConAgra Foods said on Thursday that it was voluntarily recalling all varieties of Banquet brand frozen pot pies and all varieties of store brand frozen pot pies following concerns that its poultry pot pie products may be linked to an outbreak of salmonella.

  • ConAgra Warns Salmonella Tied to Its Banquet Pot Pies Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 3:01 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods said  Tuesday that some consumers were diagnosed with salmonella after eating its Banquet Turkey and Chicken Pot Pies.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Kraft Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 6:18 PM ET

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  • ConAgra Profit Lifted by New Products, Energy Trading Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 11:31 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods posted higher quarterly profit on Thursday as sales of new products and results in its energy trading and fertilizer business helped offset the impact of soaring commodity costs.

  • Florence Henderson Back in Oil Business (Canola That Is) Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 10:47 AM ET
    Florence Henderson

    Wesson Oil has re-hired Florence Henderson as spokeswoman. The company is supposed to post some of her old commercials on their ConAgra Web site, but I couldn’t find them. What I did find is Henderson’s “tips for cooking with canola oil” (yes, I truly believe these tips came straight from Flo’s kitchen and were not made up by marketing people… no, really, I believe that):

  • Barry Bonds' Homer: Kragen Auto Parts Circles Bases Too Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 10:49 AM ET
    Barry Bonds record breaking shot.

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  • ConAgra to Pay $45 Million to Settle Fraud Charges: SEC Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 1:33 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods agreed to pay $45 million to settle civil charges of financial fraud and improper accounting practices, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday.

  • ConAgra Profit More Than Triples on Trading Strength Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | 11:29 AM ET

    Despite ongoing costs of recalling its Peter Pan peanut butter, ConAgra Foods reported its fourth-quarter profit soared Wednesday compared with results weighed down by restructuring charges a year ago.

  • Food Stocks May Be Poised For New Round of M&A Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 11:31 AM ET

    The recent wave of M&A and private equity has missed the larger packaged food manufacturers, but the sector remains on the radar screen of private equity players, who could be poised to begin a new round of deal-making.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | 6:36 PM ET

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