Parmalat milk packages are seen on shelves of a Milan supermarket, Italy, Tuesday, March 22, 2011. The French dairy company Groupe Lactalis says it has agreed to buy a further 15.3 percent stake in ... more 
Parmalat milk packages are seen on shelves of a Milan supermarket, Italy, Tuesday, March 22, 2011. The French dairy company Groupe Lactalis says it has agreed to buy a further 15.3 percent stake in Italy's Parmalat for 744 million euro ($1 billion), lifting its ownership to 29 percent. Italian officials have indicated that they would move to protect Parmalat's Italian identity, saying it is a strategic business. There was no immediate government reaction. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Antonio Calanni
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 9:42 AM EDT