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Avian Flu Causes Emergency Poultry Quarantine in Washington State

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:11 PM

The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu. Full Story

Avian Flu Confirmed in Wild Birds; Poultry Farmers Cautious

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Agriculture officials said Tuesday they've found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there's no immediate public health concern. Full Story

Ag Gag under examination in several states

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Ag Gag under examination in several states
The hidden camera and concealed microphone have long been tools of television funnymen, security-minded homeowners and clandestine operatives in foreign lands. Full Story

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens

posted on May 9, 2014 at 1:42 PM

International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens
U.S. and African researchers work to identify chickens resistant to a deadly respiratory virus known as Newcastle Disease. Full Story

Two Fatalities in Building Collapse of Omaha-based Animal Feed Plant

posted on January 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Two Fatalities in Building Collapse of Omaha-based Animal Feed Plant
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... Full Story

Salmonella outbreak linked to NM poultry hatchery

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. Full Story

WTO Backs US In Chicken Trade Dispute With China

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. Full Story

Testimony Ends In Closely Watched Md. Poultry Suit

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. Full Story

USDA Proposes Streamlining Poultry Inspections

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... Full Story

High heat kills thousands of turkeys and chickens

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. Full Story

Judge Hears From Farmers in Suit Against Pilgrim's

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... Full Story

Alabama Poultry Growers Face Devastation After Storms

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... Full Story

Study: Half of Supermarket Meat May Have Staph Bug

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. Full Story

USDA: Delay in meat sales could prevent recalls

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. Full Story
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