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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

     
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   December 14, 2011

ConAgra Foods, Inc.
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

     
Delaware 1-7275 47-0248710
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(State or other jurisdiction
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(Commission
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(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
      
One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, Nebraska   68102
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(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Zip Code)
     
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   402-240-4000

Not Applicable
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Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

Today, December 14, 2011, ConAgra Foods, Inc. (the "Company") announced in a press release that its Board of Directors has approved a $750 million increase in its share repurchase authorization. Under the share repurchase authorization, the Company may repurchase its shares periodically over several years, depending on market conditions and other factors, and may do so in open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, including pursuant to accelerated share repurchases or Rule 10b5-1 plans. The authorization has no time limit, and may be suspended or discontinued at any time.





Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release issued December 14, 2011






SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

         
    ConAgra Foods, Inc.
          
December 14, 2011   By:   /s/ Colleen Batcheler
       
        Name: Colleen Batcheler
        Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
99.1
  Press release issued December 14, 2011