Menu Foods Income Fund says its pet food business is on the way to recovering from the impact of a series of major recalls, although on a smaller scale.
Quarterly revenue was $55.6
million, down from $64.5 million. Investors cheered the news as the fund’s units
traded up 12 cents, or about 9 per cent, to $1.40 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
“We have made considerable progress and our prospects look better today
than at any other time during this past year,” president and chief executive
Paul Henderson said in a statement. Last month, Menu Foods reached a
“comprehensive cross-border agreement in principle” on litigation arising from
its tainted pet food scandal.
. More than 150 brands of pet food were recalled
because of the contamination, which killed or sickened an unknown number of
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[Source: The Canadian