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Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) Stock Falls Today After Suspected Bird Flu Case in Arkansas
Wednesday March 11th 2015, 3:20 PM

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride plunged 6.54% to $24.80 in morning trading Wednesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a suspected case of avian influenza, aka bird flu, in poultry in Arkansas. Arkansas is the third-largest U.S. producer of turkey and the home state of Tyson Foods , the largest chicken company in the nation. “There is a …

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