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2012-04-18 02:27:28

OMAHA, Neb., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America's leading food makers, unveiled new research this week at the annual Experimental Biology (EB) conference that can help Americans get ready for swim suit season. Busy lifestyles, large portions and an abundance of food choices can foil the best laid plan to shed a few winter pounds before peeling off the cold-weather layers. However, new research focusing on 100-calorie snacks and single-serve...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va.,, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Charitable Foundation has joined forces with ConAgra Foods® (NYSE: CAG) to develop and launch a free, innovative project-based learning activity to fight child hunger in the United States. The project is open to all U.S. students in grades 7-12, in both formal and informal settings. Through Child Hunger Ends Here® learning activities, students and youth organizations and clubs learn...

2011-07-27 12:02:00

OMAHA, Neb., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Mills named Union Pacific its Rail Carrier of the Year for its grain product transportation service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "We work hard to maintain a high standard of quality and efficiency for our customers," said Paul Hammes, Union Pacific vice president and general manager-Agricultural Products. "We are honored by this recognition of our efforts from ConAgra Mills and look forward to producing...

2011-07-21 09:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is bringing more meals to more children this summer with the help of a $20,000 Hunger-Free Summer grant. In the Austin area, more than 155,000 children are food insecure, which means they don't always know where their next meal is coming from. The grant, awarded by the ConAgra Foods® Foundation and Feeding America®, will allow the Capital Area Food Bank to expand its summer...

2011-04-14 08:34:00

ConAgra/Hunt's praised for modifying some misleading labels -Del Monte, Contadina criticized for continuing deceptive claims WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labels for Del Monte Seafood Cocktail Sauce, Contadina Pizza Sauce, Classico Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce, and other tomato sauces, spaghetti sauces, and purees deceptively claim they are "Made from California Vine-ripened Tomatoes," contain "Select 100% California Tomatoes," or use "only the finest tomatoes"...

2011-03-16 08:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods® (NYSE: CAG) and Feeding America®, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, will premiere "Child Hunger Ends Here: A Special Report" on select NBC stations across the nation on March 19. The 30-minute special, hosted by Al Roker with Natalie Morales, gives viewers a better understanding about the negative effects of hunger on children and how they can help end child hunger. To...

2011-01-27 06:06:00

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods®, one of North America's leading food companies, announced today the launch of Cooking Connections®. This first-of-its kind blogger-hosted virtual cooking school reconnects parents to the joyful, social, family-friendly art of cooking via a unique multimedia format. Celebrity chef and ConAgra Foods spokesperson George Duran will host the first class on January 28, 2011, at Blissdom - the premier...

2010-04-08 13:49:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cast members of ABC's popular primetime series "Desperate Housewives" along with celebrity friends, gathered today on the fictional Wisteria Lane to raise awareness about childhood hunger. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/CG83550-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/CG83550-b) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/CG83550-c) (Photo:...

2008-09-04 12:00:28

now expected to be in range of $1.58-$1.62 billion, vs. previous guidance of $1.65-$1.72 billion. Says lower outlook primarily related to lower-than-expected shipments of LCD glass in its wholly-owned display business. S&P downgrades to buy from strong buy. First Horizon National (FHN) expects that as a result of persisting market weakness, ongoing efforts to aggressively address problem loans, 2008 net charge-offs are likely to exceed previously expected range of $385-$485 million by...

2008-06-26 15:02:49

By Joe Ruff, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 26--ConAgra Foods today reported a 5 percent increase in net income for its fourth quarter, with about half its earnings from commodity trading and merchandising operations that it sold. Net income for the three months ended May 25 was $201.3 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with $192 million, or 39 cents a share, in the same period the year before. Sales were up 15.5 percent to $3.07 billion from $2.66 billion in the fourth quarter last...