SUITS CHARGE CAMPBELL SOUP INFLATED STOCK WITH PHANTOM SALES

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Co. here is facing several lawsuits seeking compensation for shareholders who claim Campbell's inflated its stock by claiming phantom sales between Nov. 18, 1997, and Jan. 8, 1999.Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City, and Supervalu, Minneapolis, are mentioned among companies that participated, although perhaps not knowingly, according to one of the plaintiff's lawyers. Defendants

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Co. here is facing several lawsuits seeking compensation for shareholders who claim Campbell's inflated its stock by claiming phantom sales between Nov. 18, 1997, and Jan. 8, 1999.

Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City, and Supervalu, Minneapolis, are mentioned among companies that participated, although perhaps not knowingly, according to one of the plaintiff's lawyers. Defendants are Campbell Soup Co.; Dale F. Morrison, president and chief executive officer; and

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