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  1. Wynnefield Capital Alerts Chiquita Brands Shareholders to Warning Signs on Chiquita-Fyffes ProposalRead the original story

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    Wynnefield Capital, a long-term holder of Chiquita Brands , owning 1,646,103 shares or 3.5% of the company, today alerted fellow Chiquita Brands shareholders to further warning signs about the proposed Chiquita-Fyffes transaction, including: Today, the proxy advisory firm of Glass Lewis recommended that shareholders vote AGAINST the Chiquita-Fyffes transaction, saying that it believes that "a the board's case continues to leave more than a reasonable degree of doubt as to whether the revised Fyffes combination is the best option available to Chiquita investors - a position highlighted by, but not dependent upon, the presence of an interested third party bidder" and that, "a under the present conditions, we believe the best option available to shareholders is to reject the current arrangement and provide maximum flexibility to the board to conduct a more circumspect analysis of the ... (more)

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  2. Chiquita Reiterates Value of the Chiquita/Fyffes CombinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobeNewswire

    Chiquita Brands International, Inc. , today reiterated the value of Chiquita's combination with Fyffes plc and set the record straight regarding the inaccurate and misleading statements made by the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group in an attempt to support its inadequate $14.00 per share offer to acquire Chiquita. Edward F. Lonergan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chiquita said, "Chiquita's Board of Directors is solely focused on maximizing value for all Chiquita shareholders.

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  3. Chiquita, Brazilians spar over competing deals for Charlotte banana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Chiquita Brands International Inc.'s shareholders vote on the Chiquita-Fyffes merger is three days away and the gloves are coming off.

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  4. OSHA Inspects Willmar Jennie-O Turkey PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KSTP

    An Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspector is trying to determine whether any federal safety violations occurred at the Jennie-O turkey processing plant in Willmar where more than a dozen employees were sickened. Minnesota OSHA spokesman James Honerman says an inspector was sent to the Willmar facility Monday.

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  5. UPDATE 1-Chiquita should weigh alternatives to Fyffes deal -Glass LewisRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Shareholders of Chiquita Brands International Inc. should consider alternatives to a proposed merger with Irish produce firm Fyffes Plc, proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said on Tuesday. Brazilian juice maker Grupo Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group joined together to make an all-cash bid of $14 for each Chiquita share, valuing the company at about $658 million, but Chiquita's board rejected the offer.

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  6. David Singer named to HanesBrands board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    David Singer, the retired CEO of Snyder's-Lance Inc., has been named to the board of directors of HanesBrands Inc. .

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  7. Nestle, ConAgra ditch "diet" for "wellness" in frozen food pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Just-food.com

    As "healthy" became the coin word of the century "frozen" was left out in the cold. But two major manufacturers in the US are looking to heat up the sector by claiming frozen food means healthy.

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  8. Walgreens CFO Jettisoned After $1 Billion Forecasting ErrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    Walgreen Co. CFO Wade Miquelon and another high-ranking executive in the company were let go from their positions after the revelation of a $1 billion projection error affecting the corporation's Medicare-related business.

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  9. Heinz recalls beetroot due to processing errorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Food Technology

    HJ Heinz has recalled Golden Circle Beetroot Slices in Australia and New Zealand due to a processing error which could lead to microbial growth.

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  10. US urges Japan to be bolder in opening marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement. Pritzker, who is leading the Commerce Department's first trade mission to Japan in two decades, said Tuesday that U.S. and Japanese negotiators were closing the gap on trade in farm goods and vehicles but that there were still "tough issues" to work on.

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  11. 2 Simple Steps To Finding Top Dividend Stocks That Beat the Stock MarketRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Motley Fool

    Dividend stocks are as popular as ever. These income producing securities offer the safety, and stability, that both newer and cautious investors crave.

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  12. Facebook, Keurig Among 5 Top Stocks For Any EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... peak of 39.48 on Aug. 26. The RS line hit a new high late last week. (NASDAQ: HAIN ) wants you to eat well. The organic food maker is third. Hain makes Terra, Garden of Eatin' and Sensible Portions brand foods like veggie chips, corn tortilla chips ...

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  13. Disk-Drive Wild CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Barron's

    Western Digital shares have fallen 11.2% over the past month, or nearly twice as much as the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Shares of Campbell Soup , meanwhile, have lost only about half as much as the market.

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  14. Chiquita retiterates 'value' of combination with FyffesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Chiquita retiterates 'value' of combination with Fyffes Chiquita Brands reiterated the value of Chiquita's combination with Fyffes and set the record straight regarding the inaccurate and misleading statements made by the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group in an attempt to support its inadequate $14.00 per share offer to acquire Chiquita. The company said, "The strategic benefits of the Chiquita/Fyffes merger are clear and allow Chiquita shareholders to participate in the significant upside potential of the combined organization.

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  15. On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade SummaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Halliburton upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale Societe Generale upgraded Halliburton to Buy with a $75 price target. Post Holdings to reorganize into three groups Post is reorganizing around three distinct groups.

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  16. KKR's Green Portfolio Companies Cut Over 23 Million MT of GHGsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Environmental Leader

    Del Monte Foods , Sealy and US Foods are among 25 of KKR's Green Portfolio Program companies that have avoided more than 2.3 million metric tons of greenhouse gases and achieved about $1.2 billion in cost savings and new revenue between 2008 and 2013. KKR formed its Green Portfolio Program in partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund in 2008 to improve the environmental performance of its businesses , and was the first partnership of its kind between a private equity firm and an environmental organization.

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  17. Ellen Oran Kaden to Retire from Campbell on May 1, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    ... outstanding contributions to Campbell and wish her all the best in the years to come." Campbell (NYSE: CPB) makes real food that matters for life's moments, from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy beverages. For generations, ...

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  18. Big score for 1221 Sixth Ave.Read the original story

    Tuesday | New York Post

    In a major boost to Sixth Avenue's Midtown corporate corridor, Mitsubishi-owned MUFG Union Bank, N.A., has signed one of the year's largest new leases - 209,700 square feet on three lower floors at Rockefeller Group's 1221 Sixth Ave., aka the McGraw-Hill Building. My colleague Lois Weiss reported in July that MUFG's parent, Bank of Tokyo/Mitsubishi, was negotiating for a somewhat larger block of space on vacant lower floors of 1221 Sixth.

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  19. Brazil: Warehouse fire destroys 50,000 tons of sugarRead the original story

    Tuesday | Business Insurance

    A sugar warehouse operated by Cargill Inc. and Biosev S.A. at Brazil's Santos port has been destroyed by a major fire, StarTribune.com reports. Cargill said the storage facility held around 50,000 tons of sugar at the time of the blaze, StarTribune.com reports.

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  20. Quantum Leap Stars To Reunite On TvRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ContactMusic.com

    The stars of beloved time-travel Tv drama Quantum Leap are set to reunite in Scott Bakula 's new series Ncis : New Orleans. Dean Stockwell will play a retired cop who is approached by Bakula's character and his team as they investigate a 40-year-old murder case.

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