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Subpoenas to agriculture secretary stand

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM

A judge has turned aside an administration effort to quash subpoenas to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, whose testimony is being sought in a lawsuit filed against the late blogger Andrew Breitbart. Full Story

American Indian Farmers

posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:12 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an unusual twist for Washington these days: There's money left over from a $680 million settlement the federal government awarded American Indian farmers in 2010 after decades of discrimination. A three-year claims... Full Story

'Pink Slime' Lawsuit Heads Back To State Court

posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:57 PM

BPI officials have long insisted that the product is safe and healthy, and blamed the closure of three plants and roughly 700 layoffs on what they viewed as a smear campaign. Full Story

Kansas Farmer sues Monsanto over GMO Wheat discovery

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM

A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and... Full Story

Animal Rights Group Settles Lawsuit with Ringling

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:17 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle its part of a lawsuit stemming from claims the circus abused its elephants. The circus company's owners announced the... Full Story

Tyson Would Pay $950K In Deal to Settle Iowa Case

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Current and former workers dating back to 2006 could claim payments from a $271,000 pot. Full Story

Oklahoma Officials Move To Dismiss Youth Expo Lawsuit

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:40 PM

The lawsuit seeks a declaration that the Youth Expo has no enforceable claim for the state to appropriate money for the expo. Full Story

BPI Files Lawsuit Against ABC

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed "pink slime," alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. Full Story

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