(NaturalNews) Thanks to a grassroots consumer advocacy group, one of the largest poultry producers in the Pacific Northwest has been exposed for committing hundreds of health and safety violations in less than just eight months. 248 more words
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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Fresh cranberry beans are on the market now and it won’t be long before we start seeing some black-eyed peas and maybe even some crowder peas at specialty stores like Berkeley Bowl. 302 more words
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited the Rochester-based Mayo Clinic for burning a laboratory monkey during research. Mayo officials voluntarily reported the incident to federal authorities shortly after it happened in January, according to… 249 more words
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – An animal research facility in Fort Collins has been fined for its treatment of rabbits.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has fined Red Beast Enterprises about $6,000 for violations related to the care of 24 rabbits. 73 more words
by Sharon Durham, USDA
Researchers know that substances produced by bacteria from the guts of entomopathogenic nematodes (ones that infect insects) can suppress certain plant diseases, including pecan scab, the major disease currently limiting productivity and quality of pecan trees in the southeastern United States. 274 more words