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Market to Market July 4, 2008 (#3344)


In the News

  • S Korean Auto Workers Strike Over US Beef Imports
    (Jul 4, 2008) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of South Korean auto workers went on strike Wednesday to oppose U.S beef imports and the pro-business policies of President Lee Myung-bak, joining anti-government protests that have raged for weeks.
  • Group Sues Over Subsidies on US Forest Land
    (Jul 4, 2008) GOLDEN POND, Ky (AP) — Environmentalists are suing the U.S Forest Service over what they say is an illegal dole: The agency's long-standing practice of subsidizing corn and soybean farming on a nature preserve in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
  • Western Governors Hope to Sway Future Energy Policy
    (Jul 4, 2008) TETON VILLAGE, Wyo (AP) — Citing a lack of federal leadership, the nation's Western governors want to draft a national energy policy they hope will influence the next presidential administration.
  • Kroger Expands Ground Beef Recall to 20 States
    (Jul 4, 2008) CINCINNATI(AP)- First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as familiar hamburgers are feared to be among the tainted ingredients in separate food safety scares.
  • Iowa's Sweet Corn A No-Show for July 4th Weekend
    (Jul 4, 2008) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa sweet corn could be hard to come by for the July 4th weekend.
  • Salmonella Probe Adds Foods Served With Tomatoes
    (Jul 4, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding to tomato confusion, the government is about to start testing numerous other types of fresh produce in the hunt for the source of the nation's record salmonella outbreak — even as it insists tomatoes remain the leading...