SAO PAULO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BRF – Brasil Foods S.A. (NYSE: BRFS, BM&FBovespa : BRFS3) announces that the Board of Directors, in a meeting held on December 15, 2011, approved the distribution of interest on its own capital to shareholders at the rate of R$ 0,39080857 gross per share. The payment will begin on February 15, 2012 with withholding tax according to the law in effect. This payment will be included in compulsory dividends, according to current law. For further information, please contact:Investor Relations DepartmentR Hungria, 1400 – Jd. Europa01455-000 - Sao Paulo - SP – BrazilTelephones: +55-11- 2322-5037Fax: (5511) 23335740E-mail: email@example.comLeopoldo Viriato SaboyaCFO and IRO SOURCE BRF - Brasil Foods S.A.