Food sector rattled a bit by report from Dean Foods

|About: Dean Foods Company (DF)|By:, SA News Editor

Margin worries at Dean Foods (DF -7.6%) is affecting sentiment over a number of other packaged foods companies in early trading.

Though the company warned specifically on the dairy commodity environment, its drop in guidance on Q4 "challenges" looks a bit broader.

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