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  • Ehrlich's hypothetical arguments don't ring true [Letter]

    Ehrlich's hypothetical arguments don't ring true [Letter]
    I am grateful to columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for bringing to my attention the deplorable conditions inflicted on entrepreneurs by President Barack Obama ("Building a business is bad under Obama," May11). I admit to being a bit surprised that such...
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry

    Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry
    On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens. The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
  • Taking a stand, losing the farm

    ENTERPRISE, Ala. - In this rural town with the can-do name, the ugliness began with a showdown. In late 1995, 39 chicken farmers decided to say no to ConAgra, the nation's fifth largest poultry processor. The farmers said the company's new contract was...
  • Agribusiness lies about welfare of pregnant pigs

    When I read the letter in the Saturday edition of The Sun "Pregnant pigs treated humanely" (Sept. 22), I had to laugh out loud when I read the name of the person who wrote the letter. Rick Berman is a well-known hired gun who uses front groups, such as...
  • The plucking of the American chicken farmer

    To Ed Probst, the poultry company's invitation sounded like the fulfillment of a dream: Come on down to Alabama and be a chicken farmer. Share the wealth. Be your own boss. Having scanned the horizon of America's poultry empire from the plains of Delmarva...
  • Unprotected and alone

    When competing against his fellow chicken growers for Piedmont Poultry, farmer Lloyd West played by the rules, and for years it did nothing but cost him money. Eventually he found out why. Some of the other farmers were cheating - falsely reporting lower...
  • Tyson eyes 10 percent earnings boost from Hillshire deal

    Tyson eyes 10 percent earnings boost from Hillshire deal
    Tyson Foods Inc. said Thursday it expects its earnings per share to growth 10 percent in its upcoming fiscal year, aided by its acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. The deal closed a week ago. Tyson still expects to earn $2.78 per share in...
  • Perdue Foods says its chicken hatcheries now antibiotic-free

    (Reuters) - Perdue Foods said on Wednesday it has stopped using antibiotics at its chicken hatcheries, completing a five-year effort aimed at curbing the unnecessary use of antibiotics. The action comes amid growing concern among public health experts...
  • Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up

    Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up
    Hillshire Brands CEO is leaving his top job as the company officially becomes part of Tyson Foods Inc. Some Hillshire executives plan to stay with Tyson. But President and CEO Sean Connolly has chosen to leave after a transition period, Tyson said....
  • Tyson wins U.S. Justice Dept antitrust nod for Hillshire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Hillshire Brands Co . To win approval for the merger, the companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets,...
  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...