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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

Iowa Egg Farms Settle Suit Over Salmonella Recalls

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM

The government has estimated that up to 62,000 people were sickened in the outbreak. Full Story

Minnesota food company recalls eggs in 34 states

posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:13 PM

A Minnesota food company said Friday it is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states after testing revealed some may be contaminated with listeria. Full Story

After salmonella outbreak, egg mogul will quit his farms

posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:38 PM

A ruthless entrepreneur who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations from scratch even as he racked up environmental and labor violations is quitting the business after one scandal proved too much to overcome: a nationwide... Full Story

Germany: E. coli patients continue to rise

posted on June 3, 2011 at 3:06 PM

BERLIN (AP) - The number of people sickened by a mysterious strain of E coli in Europe is still rising more than a month after it was first detected, but officials say there are now signs the bacterial outbreak responsible for at least 18 deaths... Full Story

Germany Bans 934 More Farms in Dioxin Scare

posted on January 21, 2011 at 12:01 PM

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's dioxin-tainted food scandal widened Saturday, as authorities banned another 934 farms from selling eggs, poultry and pork after finding out that one company had hidden its deliveries of contaminated livestock feed. Full Story

Dioxin Contamination Causes Germany to Halt Pork and Egg Sales

posted on January 7, 2011 at 5:01 PM

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany froze sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday to stem the spread of food contaminated with cancer-causing dioxin, as fears grew that farmers could have been using tainted livestock feed for months. 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
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