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...
posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
posted on December 30, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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.