2013 News Releases
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Cargill conducts voluntary recall of select Nutrena® NatureWise® meatbird and chick starter feed
27 Nov 2013
Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of two of its Nutrena NatureWise poultry feeds due to incorrect levels of calcium. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s facilities in Flora, Ill., Oklahoma City, Okla., Abilene, Texas, and Mineola, Texas, between May 1, 2013 and Nov. 21, 2013.
Cargill’s AKEY business celebrates 50 years of leadership in animal nutrition
13 Nov 2013
Cargill’s AKEY® business celebrates 50 years of service and leadership in providing customers with nutritional solutions, services, and research-proven feeding programs and products for the livestock, poultry and feed industries.
Cargill Animal Nutrition and Provimi unveil PROMOTE™, a new brand for feed additives
12 Nov 2013
Cargill Animal Nutrition, through its Provimi business, today introduced PROMOTE™, a new global brand and line of feed additives designed to help bring to animal producers, feed manufacturers and retailers the industry’s most innovative and impactful feed-additive solutions.
Cargill reports first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings
09 Oct 2013
Cargill today reported net earnings of $571 million in the fiscal 2014 first quarter, down 41 percent from last year’s record quarter of $975 million. First-quarter revenues of $33.8 billion matched the year-ago period.
Cargill Board of Directors elects David MacLennan next chief executive officer effective Dec. 1; Greg Page to serve as executive chairman
11 Sep 2013
Cargill today announced that its board of directors has elected David W. MacLennan, currently Cargill’s president and chief operating officer, as the corporation’s next chief executive officer effective Dec. 1, 2013, succeeding Gregory R. Page, 62, who will serve as executive chairman. MacLennan, 54, will retain the title of president and continue as a director of the company. The transition is the result of the company’s ongoing succession planning with the board.
Nutrena® SafeChoice® brand expands trusted product line with introduction of senior horse feed
26 Aug 2013
Cargill today announced it has introduced a new veterinarian-recommended Nutrena® SafeChoice® Senior horse feed formulated to help improve senior horse nutrition. The new product will be available on Aug. 26 with participating dealers nationwide.
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.