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France Suspends U.S. Pig Imports over Diarrhea Virus

posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:46 AM

PARIS (AP) -- French authorities have suspended imports of live pigs and certain pig products from North America and Japan to prevent a deadly virus from contaminating the food chain here. The Agriculture Ministry said Friday no cases of the... Full Story

France Goes After Fatty Snacks With 'Nutella Tax'

posted on November 21, 2012 at 11:44 AM

The measure is part of a bigger bill on financing the national health care system and aims to push manufacturers to use healthier alternatives. Full Story

Tractors Invade Paris as Farmers Protest

posted on April 29, 2010 at 10:04 AM

PARIS (AP) -- More than 1,000 tractors descended on the French capital Tuesday as farmers protested falling grain incomes and demanded government help - even appealing to the not-very-rural French first lady to intervene. Full Story

Obama Getting Cheesy Inauguration Gift From France

posted on January 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM

PARIS (AP) — Barack Obama has a pungent and politically charged inauguration gift coming his way from France. 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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