SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report
(Date of Earliest Event Reported):
September 24, 2012
Commission File Number
State of Incorporation
One Campbell Place
Camden, New Jersey 08103-1799
Principal Executive Offices
Telephone Number: (856) 342-4800
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On September 24, 2012, the Board of Directors of Campbell Soup Company approved an amendment to Article II, Section 1 of the company's By-Laws, effective November 14, 2012, to reduce the size of the Board from 16 to 15 directors.
A copy of the By-Laws, as amended, is filed as Exhibit 3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
3 By-Laws of the Registrant, effective November 14, 2012.
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.
CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY
Date: September 25, 2012
/s/ Kathleen M . Gibson
Kathleen M. Gibson
Vice President and Corporate Secretary
By-Laws of the Registrant, effective November 14, 2012.