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July 2, 2014

Tyson reached an agreement to acquire Hillshire Brands in deal valued at $8.55 billion that includes Tyson paying a $163 termination fee to Pinnacle Foods, a company Hillshire was in the process of acquiring.

June 9, 2014

The Hillshire Brands Company has confirmed that it received a unilateral binding offer from Tyson Foods to acquire all its outstanding common shares for $63 per share in cash.

April 4, 2014

The Johnsonville Big Taste Grill has embarked on a nationwide tour that gives new meaning to the phrase, “mobile marketing.”

January 3, 2014

A program Tyson Foods developed to encourage people to make healthy choices by eating more chicken has been extended to three months and involves Facebook as a key component.

January 2, 2014

Food safety and compliance issues earned Walmart some unwanted attention this week after it was learned that snacks made with donkey meat in China were also found to contain fox meat.

October 8, 2013

HoneyBaked is preparing for its annual holiday rush on its signature Honey Baked Hams, Turkey Breasts and full assortment of premium products by providing part-time jobs for thousands of people nationwide.

August 5, 2013

Strong sales of chicken and beef pushed Tyson Food’s sales to record levels during the third quarter ended June 29.

January 2, 2013

Butterball has moved to diversify its product portfolio with the acquisition of family-owned and operated Gusto Packing Co., located in Montgomery, Ill.

June 29, 2011

Sam's Club announced that all of its members can take advantage of its eValues program for savings on select items through July 4.

May 24, 2011

All stores also will feature new in-store Woodson & James signage. Associates from the meat department, outfitted in Woodson & James aprons, will be on hand to offer simple preparation and cooking tips, as well as information about the new beef line.

May 10, 2011

Whole Foods Market announced that all fresh beef, pork and chicken sold in its U.S. stores is now certified under the 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating system.

February 7, 2011

Whole Foods announced that it is providing shoppers with a new level of transparency about how farm animals are raised by now offering beef, pork and chicken certified under 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating system.

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