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Market to Market (December 24, 2010)

posted on December 23, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Market to Market (December 24, 2010)
Full Program: The outlook for commodity prices is bright, and new data suggest recovery may be on its way to Main Street. A coalition of automakers files suit against EPA over its authorization of 15 percent ethanol in U.S. gasoline. And, we'll examine a growing... 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

Not Just a Christmas Nut

posted on December 21, 2010 at 1:12 PM

Not Just a Christmas Nut
Market to Market talks to chestnut growers who believe the meaty nut usually associated with Christmas deserves to be enjoyed year round. Full Story

Market Analysis: Dec 17, 2010: Tomm Pfitzenmaier, market analyst

posted on December 17, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Market Analysis: Dec 17, 2010: Tomm Pfitzenmaier, market analyst
Grain prices were mixed this week, despite a weakening dollar. Full Story

Farmers Try to Boost Sales by Landing on Big Menus

posted on October 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) -- Ted Higginbottom was happy to see a dish heavy on peanuts this week on the menu at an Asian chain restaurant, but he said the Mandarin Kung Pao didn't land there by chance. Full Story

New Mexico Pecan Crop Ranks First in Value

posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Georgia had the larger pecan crop in the U.S. last year, but New Mexico's pecans ranked first by value, the Department of Agriculture said. Full Story

Is It Worth Health Risks To Eat Raw Eggs?

posted on February 26, 2010 at 2:02 PM

Peanut butter recalls. Spinach scares. Contaminated meat. Is it any wonder families are jittery about their food? So much so that when The Associated Press recently ran a recipe for traditional spaghetti carbonara -- complete with its only barely... Full Story

Market to Market (December 25, 2009)

posted on December 24, 2009 at 5:12 PM

Market to Market (December 25, 2009)
Full Program: The Senate delivers President Obama a Christmas present on his top domestic priority. Renewable fuel proponents lament the expiration of a key tax credit for biodiesel. And Market to Market examines the outlook for chestnuts: they're not just for... Full Story

Growing Chestnuts in Iowa

posted on December 24, 2009 at 1:12 AM

Growing Chestnuts in Iowa
Market to Market talks to chestnut growers who believe that that the meaty nut usually associated with Christmas deserves to be enjoyed year round. Full Story

Market Analysis: Dec 18, 2009

posted on December 18, 2009 at 3:12 PM

Market Analysis: Dec 18, 2009
Private analytical firm Informa Economics this week lowered its estimate of the 2009 corn crop by 33 million bushels from November. Full Story

House Passes Far-reaching Food Safety Bill

posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House passed a far-reaching food safety bill Thursday in the wake of the recent outbreak of salmonella in peanuts that killed at least nine people. Full Story

Government Tightening Food Safety Standards

posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is trying to make Americans' food safer after recent recalls of popular products like peanut butter and cookie dough. Full Story

New FDA Chiefs Stress Science, Better Food Safety

posted on May 29, 2009 at 8:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The huge salmonella outbreak from peanut butter represented a failure of the Food and Drug Administration, that agency's new chiefs declared Tuesday — one they hope to fix. Full Story

Peanut Industry Wants Help Too

posted on April 17, 2009 at 8:04 PM

WASHINGTON – The battered peanut industry has a new message: Peanuts are safe to eat, and there's a law in the works to make them even safer. Full Story

Salmonella Recall Could Cost Peanut Producers $1B

posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The effects of the widespread peanut butter recall could cost rural America's peanut producers $1 billion in lost production and sales, according to testimony set to be heard Wednesday at a House subcommittee hearing. Full Story
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