posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:04 PM
Federal authorities this week released their much-debated new dietary guidelines, which attempt to improve the eating and drinking habits of Americans.
posted on December 31, 2015 at 5:43 PM
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...
posted on December 30, 2015 at 1:52 PM
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
posted on August 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM
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...
posted on June 6, 2014 at 9:03 AM
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.
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.