posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM
Bovine tuberculosis causes severe coughing, fatigue, emaciation and debilitation in cattle and results in reduced milk and meat production. It is spread by nose-to-nose contact and the inhalation of bacteria.
posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:40 AM
posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM
The purity law dates back to 1516 and allows nothing but water, barley malt, hops and yeast for brewing.
posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:14 AM
The audit said OPH didn't verify grocery prices charged through the program, overpaid for food, didn't follow federal regulations governing the program and often didn't sanction vendors for unsanitary conditions in stores or expired products on...
posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM
posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Dot-bong, Marijuana Inc., the Green Rush: Call it what you will, the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Washington state is drawing pot prospectors of all stripes.
posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM
Georgia is the nation's biggest producer of broiler chickens, but small farmers for years have been pushed to the margins of this lucrative industry because they don't have access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by big companies, such...
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM
Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner.
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:46 PM
As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his...
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said...
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:37 PM
An animal rights group said Wednesday it videotaped workers at a central Oklahoma farm abusing hogs raised for Tyson Foods, and the meat company said it would immediately end its contract with the supplier.
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Abundant rain and snowfall have given the Great Lakes a boost this year, but it's too early to declare an end to slumping water levels that have plagued the inland seas since the late 1990s and made life miserable for cargo shippers and marina...
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:59 PM
Federal agencies will provide better and more accessible information about matters such as long-term weather prospects and soil moisture levels under a program designed to help communities prepare for future droughts and respond more...
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM
Proposed new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids gained support from U.S. railroads Thursday, but it's not yet clear whether the companies that own most of those cars will support the upgrades to prevent leaks.
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM
Arizona's utility regulators have voted to raise monthly fees for Arizona Public Service customers who install rooftop solar power panels by about $5.