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  • CHICAGO, May 5- The largest-ever U.S. outbreak of avian influenza, which has devastated Midwestern poultry and egg producers in recent weeks, could be felt at Thanksgiving tables across the nation come November, farmers and some trade groups say. The virulent H5N2 strain has already spread to 14 states and led to the deaths or scheduled euthanizations of more...

  • Cognizant Technology Solutions, a technology consulting business, was the biggest gainer in the Standard& Poor's 500 index after it reported earnings that beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts and raised its outlook for earnings and sales for the year. Tyson Foods, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausage products, was another company whose stock gained after...

  • Stocks open higher, building on gains from Friday Monday, 4 May 2015 | 9:44 AM ET

    Tyson Foods gained 3 percent in early trading Monday after reporting earnings that were higher than analysts were expecting. In Europe, France's CAC-40 rose 1.1 percent to 5,103 and Germany's DAX added 1.4 percent to 11,611. British markets were closed for a public holiday. Oil slipped 48 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $58.78 a barrel.

  • May 4- Tyson Food Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its acquisition of Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co last year. Tyson, which bought Hillshire to expand its prepared foods business, said it expects to achieve more than $250 million in savings this year, up from the more than $225 million it...

  • May 4- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported a 10.5 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by the acquisition of Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co.. Net income attributable to Tyson Foods rose to $310 million, or 75 cents per share, in the second quarter ended March 28, from $213 million, or 60 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Tyson Foods 2Q profit beats analysts' expectations Monday, 4 May 2015 | 7:36 AM ET

    SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods got strong performances from its chicken and prepared foods divisions, topping Wall Street expectations for the second quarter Monday. The per-share earnings were 2 cents better than expected by analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research. Tyson Foods Inc. still expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.30 to $3.40 per...

  • *Wall Street closed sharply higher on Friday as consumer sentiment jumped and vehicle sales for GM and Ford were stronger-than-expected in April, while manufacturing expansion in the month held steady at near a two-year low. *Data also showed that factory activity in China in April saw its biggest drop in a year, hardening the case for fresh stimulus from...

  • Jobs report is big but watch out for Europe Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:21 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Influences from abroad may first drive stocks, bonds and the dollar.

  • CHICAGO, May 1- Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. The study, published this week in the online journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, is the largest-ever examination of...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 58 or 1.6 percent, to $36.41. General Mills Inc. fell$. 53 or. 9 percent, to $55.57. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $54.58.

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:53 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 56 or 1.5 percent, to $36.43. General Mills Inc. fell$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $55.66. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $54.65.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 31 or. 8 percent, to $36.68. General Mills Inc. fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $55.82. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $54.69.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $36.99. General Mills Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $56.10. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $55.02.

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $37.04. General Mills Inc. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $56.14. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $55.13.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- 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...

  • Early Glance: Food companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $36.94. General Mills Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $56.00. Tyson Foods Inc. fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.77.

  • Tyson to cut antibiotics   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    Tyson to cut antibiotics

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on Tyson Foods' plan to cut the use of antibiotics in chicken.

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Tyson Foods intends to stop using human antibiotics in its domestic chicken flocks by September 2017, the company said Tuesday, and will explore doing the same for its beef, pork and turkey operations. Donnie Smith, Tyson's president and CEO, said the 2017 target wasn't intended to match any customer's timetable. Christine Daugherty, Tyson's vice...

  • Tyson to cut human antibiotics in chickens by 2017 Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    A package of Tyson overn roasted chicken is displayed in the refrigerated foods section of a supermarket in New York.

    The largest U.S. poultry producer also said it is working on ways to curtail such on-farm drug practices at its other businesses.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- 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...