Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 9, 2004
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number 000-24620
|(State or other jurisdiction||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||Identification No.)|
251 O'CONNOR RIDGE BLVD., SUITE 300, IRVING, TEXAS
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 972.717.0300
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:
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||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 9, 2004, Darling International Inc. issued a press release announcing the upcoming release of financial results for the quarter ended October 2, 2004 and the scheduling of a conference call to discuss these results. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
||Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated November 9, 2004 (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC.|
|Date: November 9, 2004||By: /s/ John O. Muse |
John O. Muse
Executive Vice President
Finance and Administration