Meat processing

May 29, 2017 - 2:52 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands...
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May 13, 2017 - 5:53 pm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — More than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday announced the Green Chile Food Company recall for various frozen burritos containing meat and poultry, after a routine...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying a rule that would require organic meat and egg producers to abide by stricter animal welfare standards. Former President Barack Obama's Agriculture Department announced the rule two days before he left office. The regulations are designed to...
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In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, photo, a wild boar walks in a swamp, in Slidell, La. Feral hogs are believed to cause $76 million or more in damage across the state every year but in recent years a small Louisiana slaughterhouse has begun butchering the hogs and selling the product to grocery stores and restaurants as part of an effort to help control the hogs' numbers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana)
April 26, 2017 - 12:17 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs , which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to...
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In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, photo, a wild boar walks in a swamp, in Slidell, La. Feral hogs are believed to cause $76 million or more in damage across the state every year but in recent years a small Louisiana slaughterhouse has begun butchering the hogs and selling the product to grocery stores and restaurants as part of an effort to help control the hogs' numbers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana)
April 26, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs , which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to...
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April 12, 2017 - 7:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who grow chickens and hogs for the nation's largest meat processing corporations, was delayed Wednesday by President Donald Trump's administration, halting by at least six months an initiative rolled out by President...
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April 12, 2017 - 5:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who grow chickens and hogs for the nation's largest meat processors has been delayed by at least six months, halting an initiative rolled out in the final days of Barack Obama's administration. The rule was first...
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March 11, 2017 - 10:43 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Tribal leaders in a tiny Native village in western Alaska are expanding their commercial reindeer subsidiary to soon include sales of the lean meat to larger urban markets. The venture by Mekoryuk's (ma-KOR'-ee-yuck) tribal government includes plans to build a new...
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