FLEMING TO DROP ANTI-TAKEOVER RIGHTS PLAN

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here said last week its board would terminate the company's anti-takeover share-rights plan April 30 -- the day of the company's annual meeting and nine years ahead of schedule.Fleming's board approved a share-rights plan last June that would have been in effect through July 2006. The early termination of that plan comes in response to pressure from shareholders, the

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here said last week its board would terminate the company's anti-takeover share-rights plan April 30 -- the day of the company's annual meeting and nine years ahead of schedule.

Fleming's board approved a share-rights plan last June that would have been in effect through July 2006. The early termination of that plan comes in response to pressure from shareholders, the company said.

Share-rights plans, also called "poison pills," are designed to re

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