Testimony of Dallas-based Dean Foods’ ex-boss includes ‘Cowboys’ code word, leaked insider info

They were friends for more than 20 years, bonding over sports, golf, gambling and business. But now, former Dean Foods Co. chairman Tom C. Davis is telling a Manhattan jury a story that could send his former pal, Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters, to prison for almost a decade.


Lactalis extends offer on Parmalat shares

Lactalis said on Wednesday it extended a buyout offer on Parmalat (PLT.MI) for a further five days, after the French dairy group failed to reach a 90 percent stake it needed in the Italian food company to request its delisting.