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    Reported Recalls Again

    Here is a link to those cattle operations that are causing the new food safety rules to grow . http://www.fsis.usda.gov/pdf/residue_122409.pdf
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    Reported Recalls Again

    by Suzanne Schreck | Sep 10, 2010 The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced this week that Leadbetters Foods Inc. is recalling its Leadbetters Cowboy Beef Burgers for potential contamination with E. coli O157:H7. According to a press release, CFIA is investigating an E. coli...
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    New limits on meat companies since Great Depression by USDA

    USDA Promotes Tighter Antitrust Rules by Alexa Nemeth | Jun 21, 2010 On Friday the Obama administration proposed new antitrust rules for meat companies that reflect willingness by the USDA to shift the balance of power between farmers and processors to regulate an industry long dominated by a...
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    Group Calls for Investigation of Brazilian Beef

    Beef Drugs by Helena Bottemiller | Jun 18, 2010 Food & Water Watch, a Washington, DC-based consumer group, yesterday called on the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate imported beef products from Brazil that could be adulterated with residues of the veterinary...
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    Sun's Strange Behavior Baffles Astronomers

    This low sunspot level will surely affect everyone that ranches in the colder areas!
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    The Hoppers are coming

    Worst Locust Plague in Two Decades Threatens Australian Harvest Share Business ExchangeTwitterFacebook| Email | Print | A A A By Wendy Pugh June 11 (Bloomberg) -- The worst locust plague in more than two decades is threatening to strike Australia, the world’s fourth-largest wheat exporter...
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    U.S. Food Inflation Spiraling Out of Control

    Since the 2008 rankings were published, Canada's food safety system was shaken by the listeriosis outbreak of August 2008. Twenty-two Canadians, mostly elderly living in long-term care facilities, died after consuming tainted deli meats produced at a federally regulated plant operated by Maple...
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    Dairy Cow/Calf Abuse

    Oldtimer, This is just plain cruelty to animals that are helpless! If I was the law, I would put those people to hard labor for the rest of their lifetime. This is such a blackeye to livestock producers everywhere, it makes me sick to watch this video.
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    Antibotic use in Agriculture production

    FDA Finds Animal Drug Abuse in 4 States by Dan Flynn | May 13, 2010 Feed lots, dairies and feed mills sure like those antibiotic drugs for animals. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) charged four animal agriculture practitioners in warning letters sent out April 21-30 with abusing mostly...
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    Reported Recalls Again

    Another big Feedlot problem or who was there FIRST ! Link to what and how the lettuce may be adultrated. http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2010/05/how-lettuce-becomes-contaminated-with-ecoli-0145/
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    Reported Recalls Again

    E. Coli lettuce recall may be from a farm in Arizona May 8, 9:48 AMEast Valley Holistic Health Examiner Lori Ann Tinajero A strain of E. coli found in lettuce sold under the Freshway and Imperial Sysco brands may be linked to a farm in Yuma, Arizona. In a voluntary recall initiated by...
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    Reported Recalls Again

    E. coli O145 lettuce outbreak: how many people sick? Posted on May 6, 2010 by Drew Falkenstein (The three patients with life-threatening symptoms were diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, which can cause bleeding in the brain or kidneys. ) Freshway Foods said the lettuce was sold to...
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    Reported Recalls Again

    By MARY CLARE JALONICK (AP) – 52 minutes ago WASHINGTON — An E. coli outbreak linked to tainted lettuce has sickened at least 19 people in Ohio, New York and Michigan, including students on at least two college campuses, prompting a recall throughout much of the country. Freshway Foods of...
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    Outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease at a farm in Japan

    Fears grow as animal disease spreads in S.Korea May 3 03:43 AM US/Eastern South Korean health officials work on a farm in Chungju, 147 kilometres (90... Foot-and-mouth disease affects cloven-hoofed animals including cows, sheep,... South Korea stepped up major quarantine efforts Monday as a...
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    National Animal Identification System scrapped!!!

    BUT ! But ! But! APHIS announces animal disease traceability public meetings (4/30/2010) The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will hold three public meetings on the animal disease traceability framework approach. The meetings will...