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Bird flu confirmed at 4 more Minnesota turkey farms

posted on April 10, 2015 at 3:00 PM

A deadly strain of bird flu was confirmed Friday at four more turkey farms in Minnesota, raising the number of farms affected in the country's top turkey-producing state to 13 and the toll at farms across the Midwest to over 1 million. Full Story

Deadly bird flu shows up in South Dakota, 4th Minnesota farm

posted on April 2, 2015 at 3:48 PM

A bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry has shown up in a commercial turkey flock in South Dakota and a fourth turkey farm in Minnesota. Full Story

New Govt Standards Target Pathogens in Poultry Products

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey. The standards... Full Story

Thanksgiving Can Be Tough With Celiac Disease

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Juror: Landmark EEOC Verdict In Iowa Sends Message

posted on May 3, 2013 at 6:05 PM

"We wanted to let the men know there are people out there that do care." Full Story

Ex-Butterball Worker Pleads Guilty to Turkey Abuse

posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:01 AM

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) -- A former employee of a Butterball plant in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after he was seen on videotape abusing turkeys.Brian Douglas was one of several people shown stomping, kicking and bashing live... Full Story

President issues Thanksgiving pardons to two birds

posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:24 PM

With a wave of his hand, President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave two plump turkeys a Thanksgiving reprieve, noting that without his intervention, "they'd end up next to the mashed potatoes and stuffing." Full Story

Traditional turkey dinner costs 13 percent more

posted on November 10, 2011 at 11:28 AM

     WASHINGTON (AP) - It's going to cost a bit more to put a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on the table this year.      The American Farm Bureau Federation reported Thursday that a meal with turkey... Full Story

Cargill resumes turkey production at Ark. plant

posted on August 19, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has resumed production of ground turkey at an Arkansas plant linked to a salmonella outbreak. Full Story

At Turkey Boot Camp, No Need for a Scrub Brush

posted on November 24, 2009 at 3:11 PM

NAPERVILLE, Ill (AP)— Workers at Butterball's turkey-tips hot line are used to oddball situations: _The woman who cleaned out her turkey with a scrub brush and asked if that was OK to do. Full Story

Turkey's Government Does What It Can to Beat Bird Flu

posted on January 20, 2006 at 8:01 PM

The World health Organization announced earlier this week that it expects to see fewer human cases of bird flu in Turkey as the government destroys poultry and warns people to avoid contact with sick fowl. Full Story

EU Sets Membership Talks With Turkey

posted on December 17, 2004 at 8:12 PM

European Union leaders agreed this week to open negotiations with Turkey next year on eventual EU membership, but the Turkish premier says more talks are needed before his country could accept the offer. Full Story

Grilling Gobblers

posted on January 25, 2002 at 8:01 PM

Firing up the grill…and turkey sales… Turkey is on the campaign trail. Full Story

Effuse electricity

posted on April 21, 2000 at 8:04 PM


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