Tyson Scores DOJ Approval for Hillshire Buy

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Tyson Foods Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Company, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

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The companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets to win approval for the $8.5 billion deal, the department said.

(Reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Sandra Maler)