Sara Lee

Photo Of Sara Lee Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Feds Side With Sara Lee Workers Subjected To Racist Taunts

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigated the Texas plant, which closed in 2011, for two years after dozens of employees filed complaints against Chicago-based Sara Lee, which has since morphed into Hillshire Brands.


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Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee

You’ve probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.


Sara Lee frozen desserts (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hillshire Looks Beyond Meat With Birds Eye, Vlasic

The Chicago-based company, which makes Hillshire Farm lunch meats, Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park franks, said Monday that it would buy Pinnacle Foods in a deal valued at $4.23 billion.


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Sara Lee Bakery Outlets Will Close Under Corporate Split

Sara Lee’s impending split into two companies means the end of its bakery outlet stores. The 11 stores nationwide, including two in Chicago and seven in the suburbs, will close by the end of November.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with Ald. Bob Rioretti (2nd-Ward) , announces Sara Lee's plans for a new headquarters in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Sara Lee To Move Headquarters Back Into City

A major employer reportedly is moving its corporate headquarters back to the city.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.)

Roskam: Obama Administration’s Regulations Are Stifling Economy

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that proposed Obama administration rules are stifling the economic recovery. And he wants Congress to have a much bigger say in future rulemaking.

WBBM Newsradio–08/31/2011

Chicago Hot Dog Tours

Hot Dog Companies Square Off Over Ad Claims

Two Chicago companies are squaring off Monday over hot dogs.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Photo Of Sara Lee Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sara Lee To Split Into 2 Companies

After an economic makeover, Downers Grove based Sara Lee has observers seeing double.


Photo Of Sara Lee Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sara Lee Selling Its Bread Business To Bimbo

Downers Grove-based Sara Lee is selling its fresh bakery unit as it looks to concentrate more on its coffee and meat businesses. About 13,000 employees will be transferred.