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  • Midday Glance: Food companies Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $30.18. General Mills Inc. rose$. 71 or 1.4 percent, to $50.86. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $45.17.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $30.05. General Mills Inc. rose$. 59 or 1.2 percent, to $50.74. Mondelez International Inc. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $36.15.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities in a bid to cut down on the number of foodborne illnesses, but dropped an industry-backed plan to speed up production.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 38 or 1.2 percent, to $30.13. General Mills Inc. fell $1.50 or 2.9 percent, to $50.15. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 99 or 2.1 percent, to $45.26.

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $30.50. General Mills Inc. fell$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $51.92. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 72 or 1.5 percent, to $46.33.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $30.62. General Mills Inc. fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $52.12. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 60 or 1.3 percent, to $46.45.

  • July 28- Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS SA for $575 million and use the proceeds to pay down debt from its pending $7.7 billion purchase of Hillshire Brands Co..

  • Jimmy Dean moves beyond breakfast for first time Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner— and lunch, too. Jimmy Dean, owned by Hillshire Brands, is rolling out 16 microwavable products that cost around $3 each and are designed to be eaten later in the day, including a pulled pork sandwich and grilled steak bowl.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $30.94. General Mills Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $52.87. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 36 or. 8 percent, to $47.36.

  • Family Dollar and Trulia are big market movers Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Family Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74. The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 billion by rival Dollar Tree, which is significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart.

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $30.98. General Mills Inc. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $52.89. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 32 or. 7 percent, to $47.40.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $31.04. General Mills Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $52.88. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $47.53.

  • July 28- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said on Monday it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to bigger global rival JBS SA's Pilgrim's Pride for $575 million.

  • July 28- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS SA, the world's No. 1 meat producer, for $575 million. The company said it would use proceeds from the sale to pay down debt associated with its $7.7 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co, which is expected to close in the current quarter.

  • Tyson 3Q profit climbs 4.4 percent Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday reported net income that rose by 4.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations. The Springdale, Arkansas- based company said earnings increased to $260 million, or 73 cents per share, from $249 million, or 68 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands. Tyson Foods Inc. said it expects the sale of its Mexico and Brazil operations to JBS SA will be completed by the end of the year.

  • July 28- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to Pilgrims Pride Corp parent JBS SA for $575 million. Tyson, which also reported a 10.9 percent rise in quarterly sales, said it would use the sale proceeds to pay down debt associated with its $7.7 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co..

  • Stocks pause as traders await key economic news Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Family Dollar rose the most in the Standard& Poor's 500 index— with a 25 percent gain— after Dollar Tree announced plans to buy the rival discount store for roughly $8.5 billion. Family Dollar's stock surged $15.08 to $75.74. Trulia jumped on news that Zillow, a rival real-estate listing service, was buying it for $3.5 billion.

  • Summer's busiest week for markets is here Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday.

    A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.

  • Tyson outbid Pilgrim's Pride Corp with its $63 per share offer for Hillshire, valuing the Jimmy Dean sausages maker at $8.55 billion. The Cherokee plant will close on Sep. 27, while the Buffalo and Santa Teresa plants are expected to stop operating in the first half of 2015, the company said.