2013 News Releases
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Cargill’s animal nutrition business conducts voluntary recall of lamb feed
10 Apr 2013
Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of Showmaster® S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW) because it contained incorrect sodium molybdate levels. To date, there are 170, 50-pound bags of feed still out in the market. Cargill continues to take appropriate steps to pursue retrieval on those bags.
Cargill reports third-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings
09 Apr 2013
Cargill today reported net earnings of $445 million in the fiscal 2013 third quarter ended Feb. 28, down 42 percent from $766 million in the same period a year ago. Nine-month earnings totaled $1.83 billion, up 66 percent from $1.1 billion in the prior year. Third-quarter revenues edged up 1 percent to $32.2 billion, which brought nine-month revenues to $101.2 billion.
Marcel Smits to become Cargill’s chief financial officer
01 Apr 2013
Cargill today announced that former Sara Lee executive, Marcel Smits, is its new chief financial officer, effective April 15.
Cargill’s animal nutrition business conducts voluntary recall of select mineral product used in ruminant feed
05 Mar 2013
Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of certain brands of its ruminant mineral products because they were deficient in vitamins A, D and E. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s facilities in McPherson, Kansas, and Montgomery City, Missouri, between Dec. 7, 2012, and Feb. 27, 2013. The absence of added vitamins in these products was due to an oversight in Cargill’s manufacturing process that has been remedied.
Cargill completes asset purchase agreement of Pennfield Corporation
17 Jan 2013
Cargill today announced it has secured the winning bid to complete the acquisition of two animal feed mills from Lancaster, Pa.-based Pennfield Corporation for $9.8 million in a bankruptcy proceeding. The acquisition will be finalized Jan. 21, 2013, and Cargill will assume ownership.