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ConAgra Foods will settle legal claims of six more victims who got sick or died after eating E. coli-tainted beef last summer.

The settlement amounts were not revealed, but it brings to 21 the number of cases that ConAgra has settled out of court.

There are at least a half-dozen more claims pending. All of the cases stem from an 18.6 million-pound meat recall last July.
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