Jana says Agrium proxy vote tainted

CALGARY, Alberta, April 9 Tue Apr 9, 2013 2:01pm EDT

CALGARY, Alberta, April 9 (Reuters) - Jana Partners, the biggest shareholder in Agrium Inc, said on Tuesday that an election for the fertilizer company's board of directors was tainted and it plans to take action.

Jana said that votes cast for some of its five candidates to the 12-member board were revoked after Friday's deadline.