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India

Tom Polansek

13 Apr 2017

Bird flu redirects trade flow of U.S. chicken, eggs, grains

CHICAGO Global outbreaks of bird flu in poultry have altered the flow of U.S. chicken meat, eggs and grain around the world, adding to challenges faced by domestic exporters and giving a leg up to Brazil, which has so far escaped the disease.

08 Apr 2017

As KFC shuns some antibiotics, U.S. chicken industry deploys wet wipes, oregano

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES To meet increasing demand for meat raised without certain antibiotics, top U.S. chicken company Tyson Foods Inc and rival producers are turning to sanitizing wipes, bacteria-reducing fog and even oregano to keep birds healthy.

08 Apr 2017

As KFC shuns some antibiotics, U.S. chicken industry deploys wet wipes, oregano

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES To meet increasing demand for meat raised without certain antibiotics, top U.S. chicken company Tyson Foods Inc and rival producers are turning to sanitizing wipes, bacteria-reducing fog and even oregano to keep birds healthy.

07 Apr 2017

Minnesota finds source of invasive weed on conservation land

An invasive weed likely entered Minnesota through seed planted on land in a U.S. conservation program, state agriculture officials said on Thursday, bringing to a close an official probe of a growing threat to agricultural production.

06 Apr 2017

Destructive weed threatens U.S. corn fields

WINTERSET, IOWA A U.S. government program designed to convert farmland to wildlife habitat has triggered the spread of a fast-growing weed that threatens to strangle crops in America's rural heartland. | Video

28 Mar 2017

Brazil meat scandal fuels calls for U.S. ban on Brazilian raw beef

CHICAGO A cadre of U.S. lawmakers and food safety advocates are pressuring the federal government to join other nations blocking shipments of raw beef from Brazil in the face of a scandal in that country's meatpacking sector.

28 Mar 2017

Brazil meat scandal fuels calls for U.S. ban on Brazilian raw beef

CHICAGO A cadre of U.S. lawmakers and food safety advocates are pressuring the federal government to join other nations blocking shipments of raw beef from Brazil in the face of a scandal in that country's meatpacking sector.

28 Mar 2017

Brazil meat scandal fuels calls for U.S. ban on Brazilian raw beef

CHICAGO, March 27 A cadre of U.S. lawmakers and food safety advocates are pressuring the federal government to join other nations blocking shipments of raw beef from Brazil in the face of a scandal in that country's meatpacking sector.

28 Mar 2017

Top U.S. chicken producing state suffers first case of bird flu

CHICAGO Georgia has confirmed its first-ever case of bird flu in commercial poultry, its agriculture department said on Monday, widening an outbreak of the disease into the United States' biggest chicken meat-producing state.

21 Mar 2017

Brazil beef scandal leaves fewer options for global buyers

CHICAGO Global beef buyers will likely need to cobble together supplies from several nations if a scandal persists in Brazil's meat sector because supply constraints and politics are already limiting trade flows, market analysts said on Monday. | Video

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