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Feds Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines

posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:04 PM

Feds Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines
Federal authorities this week released their much-debated new dietary guidelines, which attempt to improve the eating and drinking habits of Americans. Full Story

2015 in rural America

posted on December 31, 2015 at 5:43 PM

2015 in rural America
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D – Rhode Island: “At $50 per barrel, this pipeline could already be a zombie pipeline…dead man walking.   The Keystone Pipeline was billed as a way to move oil from the tar sands of Canada... Full Story

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

posted on December 30, 2015 at 1:52 PM

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation
As of September 2015, the USDA estimated there were 23.6 million cage-free hens in the United States, nearly 7% of the entire domestic flock. The Stanton brothers, of Centralia, Missouri count their birds as part of that figure. Dustin, 23, and... Full Story

Egg production still low in South Dakota after bird flu

posted on October 30, 2015 at 3:32 PM

Egg production in South Dakota continues to suffer as the state's largest producer works to recover from last spring's outbreak of deadly bird flu virus. Full Story

From Eggs to Trees, USDA Promotional Programs Controversial

posted on September 4, 2015 at 4:21 PM

The egg industry is the latest to draw scrutiny for its promotional board after it appears to have waged a campaign to hurt sales of an eggless imitation mayonnaise. Full Story

Food supplier sues egg farm alleging breach of contract

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:41 PM

A food supplier claims an Iowa egg farm breached a contract after bird flu disrupted the supply of eggs. Full Story

Monthly egg report reveals depth of impact of bird flu

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:35 PM

A monthly report on egg production and chicken flocks reveals the depth of the impact of bird flu on the nation's egg producers. Full Story

Egg, turkey meat prices begin to rise as bird flu spreads

posted on May 15, 2015 at 12:13 PM

Prices for eggs and turkey meat are rising as an outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest claims more chickens and turkeys. Full Story

U.S. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Response to Bird Flu

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Full Story

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from states affected by a deadly strain of bird flu while others are excluding imports only from counties where the virus has surfaced. Full Story

Avian Flu Causes Emergency Poultry Quarantine in Washington State

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:11 PM

The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu. Full Story

Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation

posted on August 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM

 Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation
Rural America could be considered fertile ground for patriotism. The ties of close-knit communities foster certain sentiments about people, the land, and hard work. And for some, protecting this way of life is more than just an option or an... Full Story

Egg Titan, Son Plead Guilty in Food Safety Case

posted on June 6, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Missouri AG Challenges California Egg Law

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:11 PM

The lawsuit takes aim at a California law set to take effect in 2015 that prohibits eggs from being sold if they come from hens raised in cages that don't comply with California's new size and space requirements. Full Story
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