SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Safeway won praise from animal rights activists and criticism from other shareholders at a stormy annual meeting here. Shareholders also demonstrated their independence by passing a proposal to require management to seek shareholder approval before adopting a "poison pill" plan, despite management's recommendation against the proposal. The meeting lasted two-and-a-half hours and was punctuated by questions and comments from Evelyn Y. Davis, a shareholder activist, and ...

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