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Flooding Forcing Evacuations, Traffic Troubles in Missouri

posted on December 31, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Floodwater was starting to recede at some water-logged Midwestern communities Thursday, but hundreds of homes were damaged, hundreds more remained evacuated, and getting through St. Louis by car, boat or train was increasingly difficult. Full Story

FDA Proposes Rules to Make Animal Food Safer

posted on November 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer. The rules stem from a sweeping food safety law passed by Congress almost... Full Story

Market to Market (September 30, 2011)

posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM

Market to Market (September 30, 2011)
Full Program: Farm state lawmakers work to strengthen the agricultural safety net. Wildfires wreak havoc in Texas, thanks to the worst single-year drought in state history. Nebraskans offer their impressions of a proposed oil pipeline above the Ogallala... Full Story

One death linked to ground turkey

posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:46 PM

Authorities say a 65-year-old Northern California woman is the only person to die in a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey. Full Story

Farm Worker Union Organizer Richard Chavez Dies at 81

posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- Richard Chavez, who helped brother Cesar Chavez build the United Farmworkers of America, has died at the age of 81. Full Story

Dutch Approve Ban on Religious Animal Slaughter

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch parliament has passed a bill banning the slaughter of livestock without stunning it first, removing an exemption that has allowed Jews and Muslims to butcher animals according to their centuries-old dietary rules. Full Story

Dead Sardines Plug Marina

posted on March 11, 2011 at 4:03 PM

REDONDO BEACH, Calif (AP) - It could take a week - and the smell could get a lot worse - before crews manage to scoop and vacuum up tons of dead sardines from a Southern California marina. Full Story

Remembering the Father of the Green Revolution

posted on December 30, 2009 at 3:12 PM

Remembering the Father of the Green Revolution
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the world. Full Story

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