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Hoax or Terrorism? NZ Reacts to Livestock Threat

posted on May 13, 2005 at 8:05 PM

The prime minister of New Zealand this week branded an extortionist's claim to have infected one of the nation's islands with a livestock disease as bioterrorism. Full Story

New Rules To Help Track Tainted Food

posted on December 10, 2004 at 8:12 PM

New rules announced this week will make it easier to investigate a bioterror attack on the U.S food supply, though they won't change the underlying problem: the vulnerability of the nation's food. Full Story

Port Security Deal Reached

posted on April 23, 2004 at 8:04 PM

The United States and the European Union signed an agreement this week aimed at strengthening the security of cargo containers moving through seaports so that they can't be used to smuggle terrorists or their weapons. Full Story

Bush orders new measures to protect food supply

posted on February 6, 2004 at 8:02 PM

President Bush is ordering three Cabinet departments and the Environmental Protection Agency to develop new procedures to protect the nation's food supply from terror attacks. Full Story

Osama's Honey

posted on October 12, 2001 at 8:10 PM

American officials say they have evidence that Osama bin Laden is using shops that sell honey in the Middle East and Pakistan to generate income and secretly move weapons and drugs throughout his terrorist network. Full Story

Bioterrorism Concerns Ground Crop Dusters

posted on September 28, 2001 at 8:09 PM

Flying small crop dusting planes has been off and on again twice since the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Full Story

Rural air traffic resumes

posted on September 21, 2001 at 8:09 PM

On Wednesday, rural airspace was reopened to small planes that operate under visual flight rules. The small private planes -- many of which are used by large farms to survey farmland or do aerial spraying -- typically have little contact with air... Full Story

Fed Flow

posted on September 14, 2001 at 8:09 PM

Liquid Reserveā€¦ The Federal Reserve and its counterparts from the other G-7 countries have pledged to prevent global economic instability. Full Story

Despite Horrific Events Rural America Moves Forward

posted on September 14, 2001 at 8:09 PM

The nation's corn harvest is well underway. Full Story

Save Often

posted on September 14, 2001 at 8:09 PM

While many offices housed in the World Trade Center are literally gone following Tuesday's terror attack, those same companies are working to resume business soon thanks to back-up electronic files in other locations. Full Story

Attacks Cause Only Temporary Market Closure

posted on September 14, 2001 at 8:09 PM

Attacks Cause Only Temporary Market Closure
Commodities exchanges reopened Thursday after an historic two-day shutdown in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the center of the American political and financial system. Full Story

Concerns Abound As Global Economy Churns

posted on September 14, 2001 at 8:09 PM

Concerns Abound As Global Economy Churns
Against the ominous backdrop of rescuers digging through rubble, Congress tried to get back to work on Wednesday. Full Story

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