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Following strong earns, Hormel announces 2-for-1 stock split
The stock split, which would increase the number of shares to 1.6 billion from 800 million, requires shareholder approval.

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EPA nixes approval of new weed killer for genetically engineered crops
Enlist Duo was originally approved a year ago and is designed to be used with new strains of genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Deere’s profit tops forecasts even as its sales fall sharply
Deere has been hurt by weak commodity prices, which have made farmers less likely to buy new equipment, and falling oil prices has hurt sales of its construction equipment.
Hormel beats 4Q profit forecasts
The results topped Wall Street expectations.
Costco pulls chicken salad off shelves due to E. coli
One case of E. coli has been confirmed in King County.
Campbell Soup 1Q profit tops Street, lifts outlook
The Camden, New Jersey-based company earned $194 million, or 62 cents per share.
Indonesia, Malaysia form OPEC-like palm oil council
The council will be a game changer for an industry under pressure from falling prices and unsustainable farming practices.
Tyson closing plants in Chicago, Wisconsin
The closures will cost 880 jobs and are due to changing product needs, the age of both facilities and prohibitive costs of renovations.
ConAgra spins off Lamb Weston operations
ConAgra will spin off its frozen potato business under the Lamb Weston name.
Taco Bell moves its first restaurant to its headquarters
The entire structure, which is about 400 square feet, will make the move Thursday night.
House bill would limit some calorie labels
The bill would leave the Food and Drug Administration rules requiring that labeling in place, but make it easier for some businesses to comply.