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Maple Leaf Foods Posts Profit, Listeria Crisis Past

Maple Leaf Foods Inc., returned to profit in the third quarter on strong performances at its bakery and prepared meats divisions as it recovered from the effects of a costly tainted meat recall last year. Maple Leaf said Oct. 28 it earned $22.5 million, or 17 Canadian cents a share, in the third quarter, ended

Viterra Takes Hit On Drop In Fertilizer Prices

Viterra slipped to a quarterly loss due mainly to lower grain margins and a writedown on its fertilizer inventory as farmers delayed applications until later in the spring, it said March 11. Viterra said it lost $33 million, or 14 cents a share for the first quarter, ended Jan. 31, compared with a profit of