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million (US$485.4 million) and 167%
EBITDA growth to BRL959 million
(US$579 million) for 2010.
CHICKEN CATCHERS SUE
Mountaire Farms overtime
suit to proceed
A federal judge in Wilmington, Del.,
rejected Mountaire Farms’ request to
dismiss a lawsuit alleging the company
did not properly pay chicken catchers
at its Millsboro, Del., plant.
IMPORTS TO RISE
consumption to rise in 2011
Mexico’s 2011 poultry consumption
is expected to rise, according to a U.S.
Department of Agriculture Global
Agricultural Information Network report,
even as higher feed prices and grain price
volatility continue to limit growth.