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2014-09-19 12:25:09

In an amended complaint, Purina makes available results of new testing and earlier independent testing that showed presence of poultry by-product meals, grains and corn in many of Blue Buffalo's best-selling products. The new testing shows Blue Buffalo is not being honest in claims for dog treats, cat litter and its LifeSource Bits, as detailed in the amended complaint. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid continued questions about the honesty of Blue Buffalo's advertising...

2014-09-02 20:25:17

Commitment invests in U colleges, Gopher Athletics and their students MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced today that it will invest $25 million in University of Minnesota academics and Gopher Athletics -- one of the largest single corporate commitments in University history and the largest commitment ever made collectively by Land O'Lakes, Inc. and the Land O'Lakes Foundation. "Today's announcement underscores our commitment to...

2014-08-20 08:25:58

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the country's top dog handlers and trainers, as well as sporting dog journalists, recently were treated to tips on ways to enhance canine performance success by experts at the 2014 Purina Sporting Dog Summit. The two-and-a-half day program, titled "Achieving a Performance Edge," was held at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Mo., July 28-30....

2014-08-18 08:28:28

- Study shows that cognitive function, such as memory retention, can be improved in middle-aged cats with new nutritional blends[1] ST. LOUIS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina, a global leader in the pet care industry, announced today that company scientists have developed new food solutions for middle-aged pets to help sustain a healthier brain as they enter the latter stages of life. The finding is a breakthrough in pet care, providing nourishment to strengthen brain...

2014-08-15 12:26:29

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. donated 40,000 pounds of LAND O LAKES(®) Macaroni & Cheese to the Food Lifeline. This is the Land O'Lakes First Run Program's 74(th) donation since it was established in 2010. The program is committed to donating truckloads of fresh product year round, made specifically for food banks to help alleviate hunger nationwide. As part of the First Run Program, Land O'Lakes has donated more than 2.8 million pounds of...

2014-08-04 16:27:53

Q2 Sales Increase 6.6% to $4.04 Billion; Net Earnings of $96.4 Million, up 27%; Year-to-Date Sales of $8.33 Billion, up 6.4%, Net Earnings Increase 50% to $221.1 Million ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced second quarter and first-half 2014 results, reflecting record sales and earnings and improved financial performance across all businesses. For the three months ending June 30, Land O'Lakes, Inc. reported net earnings of $96.4 million, a 27...

2014-07-10 12:25:33

Actress and singer-songwriter Mandy Moore asks cat people nationwide to share their cat adoption stories through the Purina Cat Chow "Building Better Lives" program; Brand to donate more than $500,000 to shelters nationwide in just two years ST. LOUIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every cat has a tale and for many, it starts at a shelter. All cats deserve a forever home where they can greet their owners at the door, bask in a sunbeam and nap on their favorite perch. Today, Purina(®) Cat...

2014-06-13 16:23:44

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. President and CEO Chris Policinski was named the 2014 Master Entrepreneur of the Year in the Upper Midwest by Ernst & Young (EY). EY's program is the world's most prominent business award, and currently celebrates business leaders in 145 cities across 60 different countries around the world. This is EY's 28(th) year of recognizing inspiring people and their contributions, specifically innovative entrepreneurs who show...

2014-05-22 12:23:17

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc.'s ongoing commitment to feeding a growing global population and leveraging technology to manage risk associated with weather and climate change will be part of a conversation this week focused on food security and climate change that brings together experts from the public and private sectors. Chris Policinski, President and CEO of the Arden Hills, Minnesota-based cooperative, will attend Chicago Council's Global Food...

2014-05-05 12:30:45

Net Earnings Increase 74 percent over 2013; Net Sales Up 8 percent MINNEAPOLIS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced first quarter financial results reporting strong sales and earnings that significantly exceeded the same quarter last year. First quarter net earnings were $125 million, 74 percent higher than the $72 million reported during the same period in 2013 while net sales totaled $4.3 billion during this period, 8 percent higher than last year. "We...


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