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Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom

posted on June 6, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom
Hog producers, dealing with both great market prices and a disease with no known cure, took center stage at the Iowa State Fairgrounds this week for the World Pork Expo. Full Story

Egg Titan, Son Plead Guilty in Food Safety Case

posted on June 6, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Natural foods retailer to farmers: Let cows graze

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Cows should be outside. That's the position of a Colorado-based grocery store chain that recently announced it will carry only dairy products from farms where cows graze in pastures. Full Story

California chicken still linked to salmonella

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:36 PM

An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken producer continues to sicken people more than a year after it started. Despite the illnesses, producer Foster Farms has not initiated a recall, and the government has no... Full Story

Bovine TB Found In Steer In Huron County Feed Lot

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:15 PM

The state Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Tuesday that lab tests on samples from a two-year-old Holstein steer from a Huron County feed lot had the illness. Full Story

Company Recalls 16 Varieties Of Cheese After Death

posted on February 28, 2014 at 11:52 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. Full Story

Chinese Official: Soil Pollution Hurts Farming

posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Farmers already are prohibited from raising crops for human consumption in areas across China that are deemed too badly polluted. But tainted rice and other crops have made their way into the food supply. Full Story

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals

posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals
FDA asks pharmaceutical companies to stop selling sub therapeutic doses of antibiotics for animal production. Full Story

Missouri Processor Recalls 1,450 Pounds Of Meat

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month. Full Story

Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying ends

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. Full Story

Colorado Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:03 PM

A number of lawsuits were filed by people who were sickened or who had a family member die after the outbreak. Full Story

Stomach Bug In 2 States Linked To Mexican Farm

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM

The FDA said it traced illnesses from the restaurants in Nebraska and Iowa to Taylor Farms de Mexico. Full Story

Beef from a Test Tube Faces Taste Panel

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Beef from a Test Tube Faces Taste Panel
Dutch scientists served up their creation of a hamburger this week made in a laboratory from cow stem cells. The public unveiling took place in London. Volunteers took the taste test and offered up a review of the product that took five years to... Full Story

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.

posted on August 2, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.
Bags of salad are at the center of the cyclospora outbreak according to health officials in a pair of Midwestern states. Health officials in Nebraska and Iowa say they've traced cases to prepackaged salad, but they haven't said which brand or... 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
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