In the News
South Africa Labor Unrest Expands To Farms
(Nov 21, 2012) And though the grip of the strikes appear to have loosened, the damage done to South Africa's anemic economy could last even longer.
France Goes After Fatty Snacks With 'Nutella Tax'
(Nov 21, 2012) The measure is part of a bigger bill on financing the national health care system and aims to push manufacturers to use healthier alternatives.
Federal Food Safety Program To End In Minnesota
(Nov 21, 2012) Agriculture officials are phasing out a federally funded program that allows them to test produce for contaminants
BP Settles With US For $4.5 Billion In Gulf Spill
(Nov 21, 2012) Included in the settlement was nearly $1.3 billion in criminal fines.
$500M Settlement Reached In California Slaughterhouse Abuse Case
(Nov 21, 2012) The settlement is the largest-ever penalty for an animal abuse case.
Asian Citrus Psyllid Found In Tulare County, California
(Nov 21, 2012) The insect transports a bacteria that has decimated citrus trees in Florida and other parts of the world, but has yet to touch California's $1.8 billion industry.