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Market to Market December 16, 2005 (#3115)


In the News

  • Court Strikes Down Nebraska's Ban On Corporate Farms
    (Dec 16, 2005) A federal judge this week rejected Nebraska's ban on corporate farming as unconstitutional.
  • Progress Made On Bird Flu Vaccine
    (Dec 16, 2005) Scientists said this week that preliminary tests on a prototype of a pandemic flu vaccine based on the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu have shown promise.
  • E. coli Outbreak Traced To Dairy Operation
    (Dec 16, 2005) An E coli outbreak that has sickened at least eight children in Washington state has been traced to unpasteurized milk from a dairy that had been ordered last summer to stop distributing the product, health authorities said this week.
  • Illinois Court Rejects "Light" Cigarette Case
    (Dec 16, 2005) The Illinois Supreme Court this week threw out a $10 billion class-action lawsuit against Altria Group Inc.'s Philip Morris USA division , ruling the maker of Marlboro and other brands did not defraud customers of its marketing of "light" cigarettes.