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Market to Market September 28, 2007 (#3304)


In the News

  • Feds Investigate N.J. Meat Plant After Burger Recall
    (Sep 28, 2007) TRENTON, N.J (AP) — Federal food inspectors are investigating the Topps Meat Co facility and its suppliers amid reports that 23 people in eight states may have fallen ill after eating bacteria-tainted hamburgers, officials said Thursday.
  • U.S. Delays Approval of Farm Pesticide
    (Sep 28, 2007) (AP) The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday delayed approval of a new toxic fumigant for use by fruit and vegetable farmers, after more than 50 prominent scientists objected that the chemical was too dangerous.
  • U.S. Cattlemen Launch Campaign To Amend Beef Act
    (Sep 28, 2007) Lewiston, MT (USCA)- At a meeting held in Lewistown, Mont on Tuesday, Sept. 25, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) launched a nation wide initiative seeking changes to the mandatory beef checkoff program that will permit a portion of...
  • Potato Farmers Adapt to New Food-safety Requirements
    (Sep 28, 2007) MANDAN, N.D (AP) - As potato farmers harvest this year's crop, many in Maine and other states are being held for the first time to guidelines aimed at preventing a food-safety scare similar to the deadly E coli outbreak in spinach last year.
  • Plan Uses Taxes to Fight Climate Change
    (Sep 28, 2007) WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing with global warming will be painful, says one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress.