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New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized

posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:08 PM

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March. Full Story

Colorado unveils plan to manage water amid drought, demand

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:15 PM

The plan sets conservation goals, outlines ways to share water during droughts and suggests ways to preserve the environment, recreation and agriculture while accommodating rapid population growth. Full Story

Group unveils undercover video from Minnesota slaughterhouse

posted on November 13, 2015 at 4:17 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday it saw "completely unacceptable" actions depicted on an animal welfare group's undercover video from a Minnesota slaughterhouse that supplies Hormel Foods. Full Story

Goal of new produce safety rules: prevent illness outbreaks

posted on November 13, 2015 at 2:38 PM

New produce safety rules from the government Friday are intended to help prevent the kind of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness that occurred over the past decade linked to fresh spinach, cantaloupes, cucumbers and other foods. Full Story

New Food Safety Rules Issued After Deadly Outbreaks

posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:07 PM

New Food Safety Rules Issued After Deadly Outbreaks
Food manufacturers and produce farmers must be even more vigilant about the cleanliness of their operations under new rules released Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration. Full Story

China Arrests Dozens for Selling Pork from Diseased Pigs

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM

Police in China have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal. Full Story

FDA to Rewrite Proposed Food Safety Rules

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. Full Story

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
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