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Report Questions Safety of Planned Biodefense Lab

posted on November 19, 2010 at 5:11 PM

TOPEKA, Kan (AP) -- A new report contends that federal officials have underestimated the risks associated with building a new lab in northeast Kansas that will study dangerous animal diseases that can be passed to humans. Full Story

Pollan and Hurst Debate the Future of Agriculture

posted on July 16, 2010 at 11:07 AM

Pollan and Hurst Debate the Future of Agriculture
Michael Pollan, an outspoken critic of America's food system; and Blake Hurst, a Missouri farmer who countered Pollan with a piece he calls The Omnivore's Delusion. Producer Andrew Batt examined the merits of production agriculture with both... Full Story

Poultry vs Homeland Security

posted on August 24, 2007 at 8:08 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Md Are chicken coops the next battleground in the war on terror? Full Story

Course to be Taught in Protecting the U.S. Food Supply

posted on October 20, 2006 at 8:10 PM

With a $2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security, the University of Tennessee will create a new center to train communities and farmers to protect the U.S food supply from terrorists. Full Story

Rural Advocates Want Share Of Homeland Security Money

posted on March 25, 2005 at 8:03 PM

Rural Advocates Want Share Of Homeland Security Money
The internal watchdog for the Environmental Protection Agency warned this week that cities are NOT getting all the protections ordered by President Bush to detect a biological terrorism attack. Full Story

New Rules To Help Track Tainted Food

posted on December 10, 2004 at 8:12 PM

New rules announced this week will make it easier to investigate a bioterror attack on the U.S food supply, though they won't change the underlying problem: the vulnerability of the nation's food. Full Story

Bush orders new measures to protect food supply

posted on February 6, 2004 at 8:02 PM

President Bush is ordering three Cabinet departments and the Environmental Protection Agency to develop new procedures to protect the nation's food supply from terror attacks. Full Story

Farm & Food Security Scrutinzed By Congress

posted on November 28, 2003 at 8:11 PM

Farm & Food Security Scrutinzed By Congress
When it comes to terrorism in the post-September 11 era, food and agriculture gained just a fleeting moment in the media ... Full Story

Stepped-Up Food Security Since War Started

posted on March 21, 2003 at 8:03 PM

Stepped-Up Food Security Since War Started
In what's being called "Operation Liberty Shield", the federal government is trying to protect from terrorist tampering almost every phase of the nation's food system -- from imported products … to food processing … to domestic livestock. Full Story

Part of APHIS Slated for Homeland Security

posted on July 26, 2002 at 8:07 PM

Part of APHIS Slated for Homeland Security
Senate and House members burned the midnight oil this week as they hammered out the details for the creation of the Homeland Security Department or HSD. Full Story

Bush Administration Wants APHIS in DHS

posted on June 28, 2002 at 8:06 PM

Bush Administration Wants APHIS in DHS
The move would send 87-hundred U-S-D-A employees over to Homeland Security. Full Story

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