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ConAgra starts fund for employees, families

Posted June 10, 2009 5:16 p.m. EDT

— ConAgra officials have set up a fund to help employees and their families who need extra assistance. The company is asking its 25,000 nationwide employees to contribute. ConAgra's corporate office is donating $100,000 to the fund.

In addition to the fund, company officials say they will pay for medical expenses for injured workers and the funeral costs of the three workers who were killed in the explosion.