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• The New York Times this morning reports that Tyson Foods has been ordered by a federal judge to stop advertising that its chickens are "raised without antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans."

According to the story, " Two competitors, Sanderson Farms and Perdue Farms, had objected to the ads by Tyson and said Tyson had injected its eggs with antibiotics and used antibiotic molecules in its feed."

Tyson plans to appeal the ruling, saying that while the charges are technically true, the phrasing of its advertising is accurate and truthful since "raised without" means after birth … not while the chicken is still in the egg.

• The Wichita Eagle reports that Kroger chairman/CEO David Dillon was honored yesterday by the Kansas Society of Washington, D.C., as Kansan of the Year for his and the company's support of communities in the state.

• Published reports say that Ahold will sell its 73 percent stake in Netherlands chain Schuitema to British private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for the equivalent of $293 million (US), plus real estate and 58 Schuitema stores that will become part of its Albert Heijn chain.

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