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  1. Minnesota finds 3rd bird flu infection in commercial poultryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AlertNet

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday confirmed the third infection of a virulent strain of avian flu in a commercial poultry flock in Minnesota, the nation's top turkey-producing state. A case of H5N2 flu was found in a flock of 39,000 turkeys in Stearns County, which is northwest of Minneapolis, according to a notice from USDA.

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  2. Why Should Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Be One of the Important Picks This YearRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | GuruFocus.com

    Consumer spending in the U.S. dropped 0.2% in January. However, after adjusting it for inflation, it actually rose 0.3% during the period.

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  3. Food giant offers high profit margins, strong earnings growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Globe and Mail

    Validea's pick of the week provides a detailed report on a company that scores well in the stock-screening service's model portfolios. On Validea.ca, investors can analyze 1,000 Canadian stocks through 12 different guru-based models and get individual reports on each company.

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  4. Tougher rules considered to contain bird flu outbreak in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Raw Story

    Authorities are considering imposing tougher restrictions in Arkansas to contain a virulent strain of avian flu in the heart of America's poultry region in a bid to minimize international trade disruptions and contain the virus. The H5N2 flu discovered in Arkansas last week is the state's first case of a strain that causes massive internal hemorrhaging in poultry, can kill nearly every bird in an infected flock within 48 hours, and is prone to mutate.

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  5. U.S. may impose tougher curbs to contain bird flu in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Reuters

    U.S. authorities are considering imposing tougher restrictions in Arkansas to contain a virulent strain of avian flu in the heart of America's poultry region in a bid to minimize international trade disruptions and contain the virus. The H5N2 flu discovered in Arkansas last week is the state's first case of a strain that causes massive internal hemorrhaging in poultry, can kill nearly every bird in an infected flock within 48 hours, and is prone to mutate.

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  6. Killers sought in deaths of U.S. chickensRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Western Producer

    Revenge may be the motive for the recent killings of more than 300,000 commercial chickens in South Carolina worth US$1.7 million, authorities said.a Birds have been found dead of unnatural causes in 16 chicken barns at six farms that raise chickens for Pilgrims Pride Corp., which laid off 60 people right before the killings began, said Clarendon County sheriff Randy Garrett.a About 325,000 chickens have been found dead at the farms since mid-February, Garrett said.

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  7. Bird flu found in heart of US poultry region, prompting import restrictions from countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Straits Times

    Mexico, the biggest buyer of United States chicken, and other major countries imposed new import restrictions on Thursday after a virulent form of bird flu was found at the heart of America's poultry region. The virus' discovery in Arkansas is expected to prompt similar moves by up to 40 more countries, and the restrictions are likely to depress prices and hurt US poultry producers, economists said.

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  8. UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS says to abandon long-running search for acquisitionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Reuters

    Brazilian meats company JBS SA plans to focus on Australia, its U.S. pork operations and its processed foods division under a 2015 strategy focused on "organic expansion" rather than acquisitions, CEO Wesley Batista said on Thursday. Between 2.5 billion and 3 billion reais in capital investment will be needed this year to support the strategy, Batista said during a conference call.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS says to abandon long-running search for acquisitionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Reuters

    Brazilian meats company JBS SA plans to focus on Australia, its U.S. pork operations and its processed foods division under a 2015 strategy focused on "organic expansion" rather than acquisitions, CEO Wesley Batista said on Thursday. Between 2.5 billion and 3 billion reais in capital investment will be needed this year to support the strategy, Batista said during a conference call.

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  10. Wall Street falls on rate concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Iol.co.za

    US stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday as worries grew about the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike and dollar strength further dampened the outlook for US earnings. The move followed the S&P 500's biggest one-day decline in two months in the previous session, which surpassed a selloff of similar magnitude on Friday.

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  11. U.S. Stocks Decline as Consumer, Technology Companies RetreatRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest equities selloff in more than two months amid the surging dollar, as declines in consumer and technology companies offset banks' rebound. Cisco Systems Inc. dropped for the sixth time in seven days, and EMC Corp. had its biggest retreat since 2013.

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  12. US begins to feel impact of H5N2 in commercial turkey farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Crofs Blogs

    A highly contagious strain of bird flu has infected Arkansas and Missouri turkey farms that supply Butterball LLC, escalating a multistate outbreak and raising the prospect of wider international-trade restrictions on U.S. poultry products. Butterball, one of the largest U.S. turkey processors, confirmed Wednesday that it determined "a limited number of our turkeys" from contract farms had been diagnosed with H5N2 avian influenza.

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  13. Us Stocks-Wall St falls on rate concerns; Citi up after the bellRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday as worries grew about the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike and dollar strength further dampened the outlook for U.S. earnings. The move followed the S&P 500's biggest one-day decline in two months in the previous session, which surpassed a selloff of similar magnitude on Friday.

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  14. Wednesday Sector Laggards: Cigarettes & Tobacco, Food StocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Forbes.com

    ... gging the market Wednesday are food shares, down on the day by about 0.9% as a group, led down by Pilgrims Pride Corporation (PPC), trading lower by about 7.4% and Sanderson Farms (SAFM), trading lower by about 5.3%.

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  15. U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Consumer Shares Offset Banks' ReboundRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    U.S. stocks fluctuated, after the biggest equities selloff in more than two months amid the surging dollar, as declines in consumer companies offset banks' rebound. Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim's Pride Corp. fell more than 4.7 percent amid reports of suspected bird flu in Arkansas.

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  16. Poultry producers fall with avian flu discoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MarketWatch

    Poultry producers took it on the chin in Wednesday trading after the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed that turkey flocks in Missouri and Arkansas have been infected with the H5N2 avian flu. Hardest hit were chicken processors, even though the disease seemed for now to be confined to turkeys close to a bird migration route known as the Mississippi Flyway.

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  17. Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) Stock Falls Today After Suspected Bird Flu Case in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | TheStreet.com

    If confirmed, the bird flu infection could lead to more trading restrictions from nations such as Taiwan, Singapore, and Nicaragua that have already limited U.S. poultry exports thanks to bird flu outbreaks in other states, including Minnesota, Missouri, and California. Arkansas producers have been on guard for a potential bird flu outbreak since Minnesota and Missouri confirmed cases of the highly pathogenic virus in the last week.

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  18. Pilgrim's Pride offers $50K for conviction of chicken-house vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Denver Post

    Greeley-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has put up a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who have killed about 300,000 chickens being raised by contract growers in South Carolina. According to reports by The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C., vandals over the past two weeks raised the temperature in chicken houses to as high as 115 degrees on 16 family farms in Clarendon County, S.C., killing chickens and costing owners roughly $1.7 million.

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  19. Company offers reward after 300K chickens killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | TheDenverChannel

    Greeley-based Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information about the vandals who killed more than 300,000 of their chickens at farms in South Carolina. Several Clarendon County South Carolina farms contracted by Pilgrim's Pride to raise the chickens were affected by the vandals.

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  20. 325,000 chickens in Clarendon, South Carolina killed during possible revenge attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Daily Mail

    'It was like a sheet of white': 325,000 South Carolina chickens killed in two weeks during possible revenge attacks One morning an employee of farmer W.L. Coker saw an unusual sight. Steam was pouring out of the roofs and sides of the land's eight chicken houses.

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