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49 min ago | Manufacturing.net

Chiquita Brands Sued For Deceptive Advertising

The lawsuit, filed by Seattle based Water and Sanitation Health claims that Chiquita "advertises that its bananas are farmed in an ecologically friendly and sustainable manner."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Marketing

4 hrs ago | The Item

IBM's Watson goes from Jeopardy! player to scientist used by J&J

IBM wants you to know that its Watson technology can do more than win "Jeopardy!": It can now help accelerate scientific research and discoveries.

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Related Topix: J and J Snack Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PE Hub

Dog-kicking CEO needs to go - poll

The only thing peHUB readers are as strongly opposed to as raising the tax rate on carried interest may be the ongoing tenure of Desmond "Des" Hague as CEO of private equity-backed Centerplate .

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Related Topix: Centerplate

The City Wire

Tyson Foods completes Hillshire deal, makes management changes

Tyson Foods on Thursday completed the $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands, the largest deal ever in the meat industry.

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Related Topix: Tyson Foods

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Humane Responds to Centerplate Ceo Dog...

Clearly this poor dog has been the recipient of prior abuse. It walked into the elevator and as it had no choice went into a down position doing nothing and still received several kicks and strangulation by being lifted off the ground by it leash.

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Related Topix: Centerplate, Animal Rights

Beverage Industry

Brown-Forman reports positive Q1 results

Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville, Ky., reported financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Beverages, BrownForman, Brown-Forman  , Lopez Foods, Advertising

Miami New Times

Dog-Abusing Centerplate CEO Has Ties to Sun Life Stadium, Miami Beach Convention Center

Last week, part of a surveillance video was leaked, showing Des Hague, the CEO of Centerplate, kicking a dog and pulling on its leash.

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Related Topix: Centerplate, Anger Management, Health

AmericanBankingNews.com

Eli Lilly and Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Eli Lilly and has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-two analysts that are currently covering the stock, ARN reports .

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Related Topix: Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Agriculture, International Multifoods Corporation, Eli Lilly, Imclone Systems, Healthcare Industry

Sys-Con Media

TGI Friday'sa Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins, An Inventure Foods,...

Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins are made from real potatoes and use a dual sheeting method of preparation to create a dark side and a light side, just like authentic potato skins.

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Related Topix: Poore Brothers

Bangkok Post

Thai woman to lead Unilever

Unilever NV, an Anglo-Dutch consumer product company, has for the first time in its 82-year history here appointed a Thai woman to lead the local unit, effective Oct 1. Supattra Paopiamsap, 51, was appointed Unilever Thailand's chairman, replacing Bauke Rouwers, currently chairman of Unilever Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, who will take over ... (more)

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Related Topix: Unilever NV, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Unova, Georgia State University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Dog kicker ordered to pay $100,000 fine

Centerplate, the company that operates concessions at Qualcomm Stadium and the San Diego Convention Center, has placed Desmond Hague on indefinite probation.

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Related Topix: Centerplate, La-Jolla, CA, San Diego County, CA

Business Journal

Dairy Queen may have been hit by data breach

Dairy Queen says its point-of-sale systems may have been infiltrated by "Backoff" malware, the same hacking tool that hit Target and Supervalu.

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Related Topix: Supervalu, Retail, Target, Grocery

PE Hub

Centerplate board censures CEO who reportedly abused dog in his care

Centerplate , the hospitality service company backed by Olympus Partners , has put CEO Desmond Hague on "indefinite probation" for allegedly abusing a one-year-old Doberman Pinscher.

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Related Topix: Centerplate, Stamford, CT

Reuters

Tyson wins antitrust nod for Hillshire deal: U.S. Justice Department

Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Tyson Foods, Hillshire Settle With Justice Department Over $8.5B Merger

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and Hillshire Brands Co. of Chicago said Wednesday that they have reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division that, if approved, would allow the companies' $8.5 billion merger to proceed.

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Related Topix: Tyson Foods

AmericanBankingNews.com

Dean Foods Rating Reiterated by Zacks

's stock had its "underperform" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Dean Foods, Science / Technology, CPU

NewsOK.com

Jack Daniel's leads higher results at Brown-Forman

Led by demand for its flagship Jack Daniel's brand, spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter net income rose 5 percent despite lower stockpiling by distributors.

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Related Topix: Beverages, BrownForman, Brown-Forman  , Lopez Foods, Advertising

Business Journal

Heinz unveils new ad campaign for older product: Tater Tots

Heinz this week launched new online advertising and packaging for Ore-Ida's Tater Tots , a french-fry offshoot that was created 60 years ago.

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Related Topix: Heinz H J, Advertising

Daily Herald

Buffett search for sure thing propels 76-year junk food quest

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.Buffett got his entrepreneurial start at age 7, buying six-packs of Coke for a quarter, then hawking the beverages for a nickel apiece on hot summer nights.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, CocaCola, Life, Food, Candy, Heinz H J

Business Journal

Up To Speed: Chiquita, Fyffes cite more cost savings in impending inversion

A bunch of Fyffes bananas, grown by Fyffes Plc, left, sits with bunches of Chiquita bananas, grown by Chiquita Brands International Inc., in this arranged photograph.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Life, Fruits, Food

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