Food supplier Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY) is changing course in looking for acquisitions since the $8.2 billion merger with rival US Foods Inc. fell apart.

The deal with privately-held US foods was announced in December 2013, originally consisted of Houston-based Sysco paying $3 billion in stock, $500 million in cash and assuming Rosemont, Illinois-based US Foods’ $4.7 billion of debt. However, the deal has received regulatory scrutiny ever since it was made public.

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