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Japan suspends beef imports from Tyson plant

October 12, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 366 2089 17 4 2565 11.1282 0 0 0 According to the Associated Press, Japan has suspended beef shipments from an American meatpacker over its
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Testimony comes to halt in poultry litter case

October 7, 2009
According to the Associated Press, Oklahoma''s federal pollution trial against the Arkansas poultry industry ground to an unexpected halt, as attorneys for the companies challenged the credentials of one of
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Campbell partners with FFA to save America''s barns

October 5, 2009
For more than 110 years, Campbell Soup Company has been committed to supporting farmers who grow the quality ingredients that go into each can of Campbell’s® condensed soup. This
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Judge reverses decision on poultry trial evidence

October 1, 2009
The Associated Press reports that a federal judge hearing Oklahoma''s pollution lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry decided to admit government reports describing problems associated with chicken waste in the
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Partnership will improve food processing in Africa

September 29, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced in a press release a public-private partnership with General Mills, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan
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Pollan''s food book sparks intense dairy debate

September 24, 2009
One best-selling book advocating fresh, local foods is shaking up America''s Dairyland, according to the Associated Press. Students across University of Wisconsin-Madison''s campus, organic grocers, scientists, and dairy farmers
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Federal trial set in case against Tyson Foods

September 23, 2009
A January 2011 federal trial is set for a class-action lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods by Nebraska workers who argue they weren''t paid for prep work, according to the Associated
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Taste for feet may keep U.S. chickens in China

September 21, 2009
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Brazilian beef producer to take $800 million stake in Pilgrim''s Pride

September 16, 2009
Pilgrim''s Pride Corp. confirmed that Brazilian beef producer JBS SA will buy a majority stake in the company for $800 million in a deal that will let Pilgrim''s Pride emerge
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Safety board rejects Slim Jim investigators'' urgent recommendations

September 15, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 341 1948 16 3 2392 11.1282 0 0 0 According to the Associated Press, federal safety officials have rejected a series of urgent recommendations that
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