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2011-05-13 07:19:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) today announces the following with regard to the anticipated sale of its Insecticides business to SC Johnson: Due to competition concerns raised by the European Commission, the parties have abandoned the transaction as originally notified and have withdrawn the notification of the deal to the European Commission. Sara Lee and SC Johnson will proceed to complete the sale of Sara Lee's...

2010-11-29 07:30:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cafe Damasco, a coffee business based in the southern region of Brazil. The acquisition price represents a multiple of around one time annual sales. The transaction is expected to close on November 30 and will be filed with the Brazilian competition authorities for review and approval. With its premium positioned Damasco brand and...

2010-06-15 07:30:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sara Lee's global household insecticides business, marketer of products under the Ridsect®, Bloom®, Catch®, Cucal®, Pyrel®, Vapona®, and Fumitox® brands. These brands are well recognized across 41 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Russia and Africa....

2010-04-20 11:16:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- State Fair Brand, part of the Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) and maker of America's favorite corn dog, launched its national promotion "Win a $500,000 Dream Home" granting consumers the opportunity to win $500,000 toward a dream home. "State Fair Brand is #1 in the corn dog category* with a family-friendly platform," said Christina Saikus, assistant brand manager with State Fair. "It's important for us to engage and connect...

2009-05-20 18:15:00

The war for the hearts and stomachs of hot dog lovers reached federal court in Chicago Wednesday when Sara Lee Corp. sued Kraft Foods Inc., documents showed. Sara Lee, makers of Ball Park franks, accuses Kraft of misleading consumers with advertising that touts taste tests claiming its Oscar Mayer hot dogs are better, Crain's Chicago Business reported. This is a weak attempt by Oscar Mayer to mislead millions of consumers with false and inaccurate claims, Ball Park brand director Chuck...

2009-04-02 08:00:00

Ball Park Continues to Give Baseball Fans a Reason to Cheer on their Stadium Favorites DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baseball fans' love for the game can only be rivaled by their love of their favorite stadium food -- hot dogs! In a recent survey by the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, sixty-three percent of baseball fans cited hot dogs as the one ballpark food they could not live without. Already the official hot dog of Wrigley Field and Comerica Park, Ball...

2009-03-27 11:44:02

U.S. food giant Sara Lee Corp. said it was recalling 1,728 pounds of Ball Park hot dogs, which were put into the wrong packages. The company said part of a production run of hot dogs containing cheese -- Ball Park Cheese Franks -- were put into packages for Ball Park Franks, The Chicago Tribune reported Friday. The recall involves Ball Park Beef Franks with UPC Code 5450010002, and packaging with USE BUY May 08 09 P8740A printed on them. The company declined to comment on where the hot dogs...

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