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Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

New Rule Proposed For Animal Traceability

posted on August 10, 2011 at 7:47 PM

New Rule Proposed For Animal Traceability
In the wake of America’s only confirmed case of mad cow disease in December of 2003, it became clear the ability to trace the origin of any animal in the U.S. was elusive at best. 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

Lawsuit Seeks to Curb Animal Feed Antibiotic Use

posted on May 27, 2011 at 6:05 PM

NEW YORK (AP)- A federal lawsuit filed in New York is seeking to force the government to reduce the use of antibiotics in animal feed on the grounds it diminishes the effectiveness of the drugs to treat people. Full Story

Fatal Horse Virus Reported in West, Canada

posted on May 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Horse owners and organizations nationwide are watching anxiously and some are shutting down shows and other events in an effort to keep a deadly horse virus outbreak that began in Utah from spreading beyond a handful of Western... Full Story

Study: Half of Supermarket Meat May Have Staph Bug

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ, a new report suggests. Full Story

Bat Disease May Increase Farm Pesticide Use

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) -- A group of researchers says the threat posed to bats by a fatal disease isn't just a threat to the animals but to American agriculture, one they believe farmers and consumers alike scarcely appreciate. Full Story

Nebraska Quarantines 3 Flocks of Birds

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

LINCOLN, Neb — State Agriculture officials plan to slaughter three quarantined flocks of birds in southeast Nebraska to prevent the spread of avian flu. Full Story

FDA examines link between food dyes, hyperactivity

posted on April 1, 2011 at 3:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FDA is examining the link between dyes found in everyday foods and hyperactivity in children. Full Story

Study Suggests Higher Risk of Stroke With Diet Soda

posted on February 11, 2011 at 2:02 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda. Full Story

NJ Company Recalls More Than 200,000 Pounds of Beef That Went to Prisons

posted on January 14, 2011 at 4:01 PM

ELIZABETH, N.J (AP) -- More than 200,000 pounds of ground beef products sent to prisons in Oregon and California are being recalled after an inspection found they may be spoiled. Full Story

President Obama Signs Food Safety Bill

posted on January 7, 2011 at 12:01 PM

President Obama Signs Food Safety Bill
Wall Street pulled back a bit on Friday despite reports that the U.S unemployment rate fell last month to its lowest level since May of 2009. Full Story

USDA Rule Change Follows California Meat Packer Case

posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The U.S Department of Agriculture is telling slaughterhouse veterinary inspectors to ensure cattle are euthanized when they are too sick or injured to stand. Full Story

House Sends Food Safety Bill to President

posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has passed a sweeping bill aimed at making food safer following recent contaminations in peanuts, eggs and produce, sending it to President Barack Obama for his signature. Full Story

Maine egg farms come up clean in salmonella tests

posted on December 16, 2010 at 1:12 PM

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine egg producers have come up clean in testing by the U.S Food and Drug Administration for dangerous salmonella. Full Story
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