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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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    Walmart is at it Again !

    Walmart official details ground beef requirements MeatPoultry.com, April 29, 2010 by Meat&Poultry staff BENTONVILLE, ARK. – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in the process of ensuring its suppliers implement additional beef-safety measures. The new process-control standards and goals will supplement...
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    Outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease at a farm in Japan

    Japan confirms first F.M.D. outbreak in decade MeatPoultry.com, April 26, 2010 by Bryan Salvage TOKYO, JAPAN –An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease at a farm in the southern Japan prefecture of Miyazaki, which is the first outbreak since 2000 in this nation that is famous for premium beef...
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    The Hoppers are coming

    The Hoppers are coming and feed is going to be short, last fall, surveys found 15 per square yard in hot spots, and those numbers are expected to rise this summer. Peak infestation areas can easily hit 60 or more hungry hoppers per square yard...
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    Lack of slaughter houses hampers local food movements

    Lack of slaughter houses hampers local food movements In what could be a major setback for the nation's local-food movement, championed by so-called locavores, independent farmers nationwide said they are forced to make slaughter appointments before animals are born and to drive hundreds of...
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    Bush Administration Ignored Organic Laws OIG Fong says

    WASHINGTON, DC: After an extensive audit and investigation of alleged improprieties at the USDA’s National Organic Program, the agency’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) made public their formal report, dated March 9, substantiating the allegations of prominent organic industry watchdog groups...
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    USDA Rules to Require Proof of Pasture Time for Organic

    New USDA Rules to Require Proof of Pasture Time for Organic Livestock Production NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Bradenton, FL, United States, 02/12/2010 - Family farmers across the United States, who produce organic milk, are celebrating the release of strict new USDA regulations that...
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    Antibotic use in Agriculture production

    Antibotic use in Agriculture production causing MRSA and other health problems. Link to CBS video below; http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6191894n
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    New EU requirement set to bite American horse slaughter

    New requirements set to bite American horse slaughter trade January 31, 2010 by Neil Clarkson New slaughter rules Tough new rules regarding medications have been imposed on the equine slaughter trade. America's horse slaughter trade faces a massive hurdle as Canada takes the first...
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    Agrestal Vestige covers it

    Welcome to the official website of Agrestal Vestige. Our consultant roster is made up of seasoned professionals with many years of experience within their particular field of expertise, thereby, enabling them to competently serve your diverse needs within each specific field of commercial and...
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    Big Organic player's Bites the Dust along with Certifiers

    Giant Organic Livestock Operation Decertified by USDA Federal Organic Enforcement Hammer Falls Hard to Protect Farmers/Consumers WASHINGTON, DC: In an investigation and legal case that dragged on for almost four years, one of the largest organic cattle producers in the United States...
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    Agriculture Sec Tom Vilsack giving Climate Summit Speach

    Will Vilsack back Climategate or Global Warming since he gave this speach; any thoughts? Vilsack Testifies in Senate Committee on Cap and Trade Legislation with Secretaries Chu and Salazar and Administrator Jackson WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2009 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack...
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    Climategate, video Report shows it's a Ponzi Scheme

    http://economycollapse.blogspot.com/2009/11/alex-jones-on-climategate-hoax-of-all_25.html link to video report by news service that this scandal as one of the biggest hoaxes and financial frauds in the history of mankind. He says that it appears to be a global 'Ponzi scheme' which allowed...
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    Hamburg Sets New FDA Directives without any new bills

    First, the FDA will set post-inspection deadlines. When the FDA finds that a firm is significantly out of compliance, we expect a prompt response to our findings. Once the FDA provides inspection findings identifying a serious problem, the firm will generally have no more than fifteen working...
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    http://www.fsis.usda.gov/PDF/Residue_Violators_List.pdf The Dairy industry is the problem.
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    Wyoming Wool Company using ScoringAg Traceback system

    Mountain Meadow Wool Mill First U.S. Wool Company to Provide Full Traceability NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Bradenton, FL, United States, 10/23/2009 - Mountain Meadow Wool, as an American mill using American merino is championing the sustainability of the North American wool industry by...
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    FDA drops a new HAMMER !!!

    FDA to Require Faster Reporting of Food-Safety Problems TUESDAY, Sept. 8 (HealthDay News) -- All companies that manufacture, process or distribute food for people or animals to eat must now report any problems that could lead to food-borne illness within 24 hours, the U.S. Food and Drug...
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    Are we committing our own Health Problems ?

    August 31, Star Press – (Indiana) State instructs farmers to keep weed killer out of water. Indiana corn growers apparently are heeding concerns that the popular weed-killer, atrazine, turns male frogs into females — and potentially threatens human health. The Natural Resources Defense Council...
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    China creates New Level of Food Inspections for Sept 1/09

    New Chinese feed import/export regulation 21 Aug 2009 The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) in China has issued the new regulations in controlling animal feedstuffs importing/exporting quality and risk. This new regulation is to be effective on...