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World's Largest Wind Farm Opens Off UK Coast

posted on September 23, 2010 at 2:09 PM

LONDON — The world's largest offshore wind farm opened off the southeast coast of England on Thursday, as part of the British government's push to boost renewable energy. Full Story

British Battle Bird Flu Outbreak

posted on November 16, 2007 at 8:11 PM

REDGRAVE, England (AP) — British supermarkets reassured customers Wednesday that the latest bird flu outbreak would not lead to a Christmas turkey shortage, as the government ordered the slaughter of thousands more birds. Full Story

UK Foot-And-Mouth Same As August Strain

posted on September 14, 2007 at 8:09 PM

LONDON -- Britain's latest foot-and-mouth outbreak is the same strain as last month's, according to initial test results Thursday that gave farmers hope the disease could be contained in a small region. Full Story

Britain Eases Livestock Movement Ban as Foot-and-Mouth is Isolated

posted on August 10, 2007 at 8:08 PM

LONDON (AP) - Britain relaxed a nationwide ban on moving livestock Wednesday after authorities isolated the foot-and-mouth virus to a region near a government laboratory and a private company that developed vaccines for the disease. Full Story

Bird Flu in Britain Resulted in Mass Slaughter of Turkeys

posted on February 9, 2007 at 8:02 PM

Britain is confronting Europe's largest outbreak of bird flu with the largest poultry producer having to slaughter 159,000 turkeys. Full Story

Britain to Drop Ban on Older Beef

posted on September 16, 2005 at 8:09 PM

British authorities this week said they would drop a ban on selling meat from cattle more than 30 months of age, a measure which was intended to combat the spread of mad cow disease. Full Story

BSE Test on U.S. Cow to be Conducted in England

posted on June 17, 2005 at 8:06 PM

BSE Test on U.S. Cow to be Conducted in England
The USDA's inspector general ordered the tests after a third round of tests on the animal came back positive late last week. An initial so-called "rapid" test seven months ago on 3 animals came back inconclusive. Each was followed up by what is... Full Story

Great Britons Still Say No To GMOs

posted on September 26, 2003 at 8:09 PM

A public opinion Web site in the U.K. sums up feedback from 12-hundred letters and more than 600 public meetings on the issue of genetically modified food. Observers at the meetings counted five GMO opponents for every supporter or neutral... Full Story

A "Weighty" Issue

posted on October 11, 2002 at 8:10 PM

A "weighty" issue on both sides of "The Pond." A report out of Britain says there has been a nearly 12%decline of "greasy spoon" restaurants with their fat-filled English breakfasts. Full Story

France Takes Brit Beef, U.S. Firm Recalls More Beef

posted on October 4, 2002 at 8:10 PM

France Takes Brit Beef, U.S. Firm Recalls More Beef
After six years, France has become the last European Union nation to lift its ban on the import and sale of British beef. Full Story

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