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Deli Thin Dietz & Watson Mortadella [US]

US/Washington: Fratelli Beretta USA recalls an estimated 468 pounds of Mortadella Meat due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Pistachio Nuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. 629 more words

Food & Drink

USDA Invests $4.8 Million in University Agricultural Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agricultural science programs at non-land-grant universities. 373 more words


BLM glosses over coverup of 213 wild horse deaths on the Scott City, KS, feedlot

Photos of wild mares at Teterville (photo: Carol Walker)

By Debbie Coffey, V.P. and Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation

Copyright 2017   All Rights Reserved. 725 more words

Horse News

A Sticky Wicket Of A Problem … BEES … Or Rather A Lack Of … Part II

In Part 1 of this post, I wrote about the declining honeybee population and its significance to the survival of mankind.  There can be little doubt that honeybees are an important factor in food production, not only for humans, but for wildlife as well.  1,229 more words

Global Issues

Fruit and Vegetable Producers and Sellers Have a Powerful Tool For Getting Paid in the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (7 U.S.C. §499) “protects businesses dealing in fresh and frozen fruits and vegetable by establishing and enforcing a code of fair business practices and helping companies” in the industry resolve business disputes.   1,121 more words