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Republicans Go for the Kill

Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are lobbying the USDA to allow factory workers to kill more chickens per minute. President Obama previously rejected the request after determining it would increase the risk of workplace injuries and food contamination. 385 more words

Animal Agriculture

Types of New Jersey Home Mortgage Loan by First Choice Loan Services Inc.

Applying for any loan can be a painful process. But, if you are going via a reputed firm, you will find it easier to go through the process. 258 more words

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Demand for Eating Chickens is "Off the Charts"

“Retail demand for chicken is off the charts,” Wall Street analyst Jeremy Scott told Investor’s Business Daily today. As a result, the stocks of companies converting chickens into food are soaring — seeing increases exceeding 50% in 2017. 524 more words

Animal Agriculture

Battistoni Salami & Capocollo Recall [US]

US/Washington: Battistoni Italian Specialty Meats, LLC, a Buffalo, New York establishment, recalls an estimated 22,630 pounds of ready-to-eat (“RTE”) Genoa Salami and Capocollo products due to suspected Aluminum Metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. 675 more words

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Bread & Butter Farm brand Ground Beef Recall [US]

US/Washington: Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing LLC, a Ferrisburg, Vermont, establishment recalls an estimated 133 pounds of Ground Beef Products due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. 659 more words

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H-E-B branded Shredded Beef Recall [US]

US/Washington: J & B Sausage Company, Inc. doing business as J Bar B Foods, a Waelder, Texas establishment, recalls an estimated 12,816 pounds of Fully Cooked Shredded Beef Products due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. 685 more words

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APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessments for Mamey Sapote and Sapodilla from Mexico

The government of Mexico has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of mamey sapote and sapodilla for consumption into the continental United States.  83 more words

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