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Pilgrim’s Pride strikes deal over U.S. chicken price-fixing charges

Reuters — U.S. poultry company Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. said Wednesday it will pay a US$110.5 million fine after striking a plea deal with the Justice Department over price-fixing charges on chicken products. The guilty plea makes Pilgrim’s Pride, mostly owned by Brazilian meatpacker JBS, the first U.S. chicken company to reach an agreement with the […] Read more

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JBS pulls plan for U.S. unit IPO

Sao Paulo/Brasilia | Reuters –– JBS SA has pulled a planned US$500 million U.S. initial public offering of processed food subsidiary JBS Foods International BV, almost six months after a spree of corruption and food safety scandals in Brazil hurt investor demand for the deal. In a Friday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange […] Read more






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Monsanto to pay U.S. SEC settlement over Roundup earnings

Washington | Reuters — Monsanto will pay US$80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said Tuesday. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) also said three accounting and sales executives have agreed to settle charges in connection with the […] Read more


Wayne Farms files for IPO

Reuters — Wayne Farms, the sixth-largest poultry producer in the U.S., has filed with U.S. regulators in an initial public offering of common stock. Wayne Farms is a subsidiary of Continental Grain, one of the largest privately-held corporations in the U.S. Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and BMO Capital Markets are underwriting the IPO, Wayne told the […] Read more