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Heinz 2Q profit falls, but sales improve

Leaves frame the Heinz sign outside the U.S. Headquarters on Pittsburgh's northside on Friday, Nov. 9, 2001. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

November 24, 2009 6:21:46 AM PST
H.J. Heinz Co.'s second-quarter profit dropped 16 percent from last year, when the company's results were boosted by currency shifts.