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2014-04-16 12:32:22

$2 million grant to launch 4-H Food Smart Families pilot program in five states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this need, National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation announced today a partnership that will equip more families to make healthy living a part of their everyday lives through nutrition education,...

2014-04-04 12:27:54

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has issued a final amended judgment,...

2014-03-04 08:28:49

Child Hunger Ends Here® Campaign Provides An Easy Way for Consumers to Help the Nearly 16 Million Kids Struggling with Hunger in the U.S. OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in five of all children(1) and more than one in four Latino children(1) in this country may not know where their next meal is coming from. ConAgra Foods and P&G are building a community of people to make a difference and help donate up to 7 million meals in 2014 through the Child Hunger...

2014-02-28 12:27:52

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month(®) and its 2014 theme "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right," the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most flavor out of foods while reducing the risk of food poisoning. "Taste is typically what we have in mind when we prepare food, but it's also...

2014-01-22 12:24:20

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Ready Meals Market 2012 2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Ready Meals market to grow at a CAGR of 4.69 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing innovation in packaging. The Global Ready Meals market has also been witnessing the increasing concerns of health and wellness among consumers. However, the...

2013-12-17 16:21:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has ordered top lead paint companies including Sherwin-Williams to pay $1.1 billion into a fund to be used to remove the lead potentially dangerous to children in hundreds of thousands of homes in ten cities and counties in California. Alexander stated that the verdict came after 13 years of litigation and 5...

2013-12-16 12:24:14

Not long ago a grain miller, then a branded marketer, ConAgra is transforming itself again with the 2013 acquisition of private label powerhouse Ralcorp. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods Inc. has undergone several transformations in its 94-year history. It was simply a grain miller, Nebraska Consolidated Mills, until 1971 when a visionary CEO charted a new course for the company, changed its name and began acquiring branded products. The new ConAgra defined the...

2013-12-10 12:33:21

CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're preparing a holiday dish or a holiday feast, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to practice safe food handling and keep in mind the needs of those who may be vulnerable to food poisoning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/DC30947) "While you should always practice safe food handling, some guests might be particularly vulnerable to food poisoning, such as older adults, pregnant women,...

2013-11-21 08:29:00

ConAgra Foods Reveals Phil Lempert's Food Trend Predictions for 2014 OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials, health-conscious shoppers and a shift in consumer palates set the stage for what's to come in the food world this year according to Supermarket Guru, Phil Lempert. For 2014, Lempert, who works closely with ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) and its retailers, predicts that the most dramatic food changes will stem from the ever-changing consumer and their...

2013-10-10 16:20:50

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad received an appreciation award for its responsiveness and outstanding partnership with ConAgra Mills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "Earning this award from ConAgra Mills shows Union Pacific's commitment to building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, as well as to providing value and quality service," said Paul Hammes, Union Pacific vice president and general...