posted on January 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Federal safety investigators are determining whether structural problems and a dust explosion contributed to an industrial building collapse in Omaha this week that killed two workers and injured 17 others.
Inspectors with the U.S. Occupational...
posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:56 PM
A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:19 PM
The chicken dispute is part of a larger strain in trade relations between the world's two largest economies.
posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:59 PM
The defense argued manure from the 80,000 chickens wasn't escaping in great enough amounts to pollute and noted more than 40 cows also live on the farm.
posted on January 20, 2012 at 1:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Agriculture Department is proposing to reduce the number of government inspectors at poultry slaughter plants.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says about 1,000 government inspector jobs at poultry plants would be...
posted on July 15, 2011 at 4:16 PM
A heat wave that has pushed temperatures well over 100 degrees has killed tens of thousands of turkeys and chickens in Kansas and North Carolina and left farmers across the lower part of the country struggling to cool off their flocks.
posted on June 24, 2011 at 2:06 PM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge heard more testimony Friday from farmers who allege poultry giant Pilgrim's Pride closed plants and ran them out of business to manipulate commodity chicken prices, which they say violated a...
posted on May 13, 2011 at 3:05 PM
PHIL CAMPBELL, Ala (AP) -- Tom Parker shook his head and seemed near tears as he talked about all that he lost in an April 27 tornado that ripped apart the northern Alabama farm where he grew up and had spent much of his adult life raising...
posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ, a new report suggests.
posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is aiming to prevent meat recalls by withholding meat and poultry products from grocery store shelves until government testing is complete.
posted on January 28, 2011 at 5:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a former Tennessee poultry farmer who sued Tyson Farms after losing his contract to raise their chickens.
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.
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.
posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:08 PM
The repercussions of a salmonella outbreak linked to a pair of Iowa egg producers continues to reverberate throughout the national economy. As grocery stores pull recalled egg cartons from shelves, poultry producers have braced for a consumer...
posted on July 30, 2010 at 3:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as "natural" has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines.