Navigation Links
Smithfield Foods' Lean Generation(R) Deli Partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation Celebrates $135,000 Contribution
Date:1/30/2009

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) announced today the completion of its first year of partnership with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in effort to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer. Smithfield's Lean Generation(R) Deli (www.leangenerationdeli.com) contributed more than to $135,000 during 2008.

"Lean Generation(R) Deli's partnership with The National Breast Cancer Foundation is an extremely effective way for Smithfield Foods to help give back to the communities that support our brand." said Michael Gloyne, VP/GM Smithfield Deli Group. "Every consumer purchase of Lean Generation(R) generates a contribution that goes directly towards early breast cancer detection and treatment."

Lean Generation(R) deli offers a full protein line of Ham, Roast Beef and Turkey that meets consumers' needs for healthfulness as well as social consciousness. Available in both bulk and new "Single Slice At A Time" Re-closable Packaging, all Lean Generation(R) deli products meet the American Heart Association guidelines for healthfulness, and Smithfield's guidelines for wholesomeness.

"We are pleased and honored to have Smithfield Foods as a strategic partner to help us in the fight against breast cancer" said Janelle Hail, founder of the NBCF.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. Since its inception, NBCF has played a vital role in helping patients become survivors.

About National Breast Cancer Foundation (www.nbcf.org)

NBCF was founded in 1991 by cancer survivor, Janelle Hail. NBCF's mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. In the past year, NBCF funded more than 25,000 free mammograms for underserved women and launched www.nbcf.org, an innovative online community considered to be "the Facebook for cancer survivors."

About Smithfield Foods (www.smithfieldfoods.com)

Smithfield Foods is a global food company with operations in 13 countries through wholly-owned subsidiaries and joint ventures. Headquartered in Smithfield, Virginia, the company produces more than 50 brands of pork, beef and turkey products and more than 200 gourmet foods. Employing more than 57,000 people across the globe, with sales of $12 billion, Smithfield Foods is the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the United States, as well as the largest producer of hogs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Smithfield(R) LEAN GENERATION(R) Announces DELI FOR THE CURE(TM)
2. Celebrity Cook Paula Deen and Husband Michael Groover Bring Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes(TM) Tour to L.A.
3. Celebrity Cook Paula Deen and Husband Michael Groover Bring Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes(TM) Tour To Feed New Orleans Families
4. Scientists Develop Natural Protection for Stored Foods
5. September: Time to Try Cholesterol-Free Soyfoods
6. Cutting Salt Wont Affect Foods Safety
7. American Diabetes Association and Goya Foods Inc. Team Up To Support Diabetes Awareness and Outreach in the Latino Community
8. Whole Foods Market(R) Donates $25,000, for Midwest Farmers - Hoping to Match an Additional $10,000, via Customer Donations
9. Eating AGE-Rich Foods Causes Dysfunction Linked to Heart Disease
10. Whole Foods Market(R) Helps Shoppers Understand the Benefits of Natural Cosmetics
11. Pressure to Promote Healthier Eating to Cause Minor Growing Pains for Kids Licensed Foods and Beverages
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star ... , Millions of individuals in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered ... both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health ... the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking ... American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical ... effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his ... David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps ... in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are ... many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the ... to 2022" report to their offering. ... patients with kidney failure, it replaces the function of kidneys ... blood and thus the treatment helps to keep the patient ... Increasing number of ESRD patients & substantial ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... - Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. ... to date financial data derived from varied research sources to ... potential impact on the market during the next five years, ... of sub markets, regional and country level analysis. The report ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the future ... today online at www.diabetesscholars.org by the Diabetes ... stand in the way of academic and community service ... scholarship program since 2012, and continues to advocate for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: