Archive | July 18th, 2012

Cal-Maine Foods buys Pilgrim’s Pride

July 18, 2012

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Cal-Maine Foods, the largest poultry egg producer and distributor in the United States, has announced the acquisition of Pilgrim’s Pride. The Jackson-based company (NASDAQ: CALM) said in a release earlier today that the deal includes two production complexes with capacity for approximately 1.4 million laying hens and adjacent land located near Pittsburg, Texas. The transaction is expected to […]

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Offshoring — it’s all good, economic study says

July 18, 2012

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Here’s a little something that might not go down easy for workers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the United States: Offshoring of jobs and the influx of immigrant labor into the country do not – on the whole – damage the U.S. labor force, says a new paper from the London School of Economics Center […]

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