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U.S. hogs fed pig remains, manure to fend off deadly virus return

14 Dec 2015

Animal-nutritionist John Goihl knows Minnesota farmers who feed the remains of dead baby pigs to hogs used for breeding in attempts to ward off infections of a deadly virus in offspring.

US hogs fed pig remains, manure to fend off deadly virus return

14 Dec 2015

Dec 14 Animal-nutritionist John Goihl knows Minnesota farmers who feed the remains of dead baby pigs to hogs used for breeding in attempts to ward off infections of a deadly virus in offspring.

U.S. supplier to Hormel tightens controls after animal abuse video

13 Nov 2015

CHICAGO A U.S. hog slaughterhouse, where workers were videoed beating animals, took action on Thursday to meet demands from Hormel Foods Corp, its only customer, that it tighten controls and give extra training to staff.

U.S. supplier to Hormel tightens controls after animal abuse video

13 Nov 2015

CHICAGO, Nov 12 A U.S. hog slaughterhouse, where workers were videoed beating animals, took action on Thursday to meet demands from Hormel Foods Corp, its only customer, that it tighten controls and give extra training to staff.

USDA probes animal abuse video at Hormel pork supplier QPP

12 Nov 2015

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department is reviewing the authenticity of a video that allegedly shows animals being beaten and feces-covered pigs at a hog slaughterhouse that supplies SPAM-maker Hormel Foods, and plans to investigate if the video proves to be real, the agency said on Wednesday.

USDA probes animal abuse video at Hormel pork supplier QPP

12 Nov 2015

CHICAGO, Nov 11 The U.S. Agriculture Department is reviewing the authenticity of a video that allegedly shows animals being beaten and feces-covered pigs at a hog slaughterhouse that supplies SPAM-maker Hormel Foods, and plans to investigate if the video proves to be real, the agency said on Wednesday.

Dry harvest presses harder on some U.S. farmer incomes

04 Nov 2015

CHICAGO, Nov 3 For Cory Ritter, a farmer in central Illinois, this year's corn and soybean harvest was the driest he has ever seen in 11 years of farming.

Deadly piglet virus may have entered U.S. on 'reusable' feed bags: USDA

02 Oct 2015

CHICAGO The deadly piglet virus that killed millions of U.S. pigs over the past two years may have entered the country on large bags typically used to transport feed and other bulk products, the Agriculture Department said.

Deadly piglet virus may have entered U.S. on 'reusable' feed bags-USDA

02 Oct 2015

CHICAGO, Oct 1 The deadly piglet virus that killed millions of U.S. pigs over the past two years may have entered the country on large bags typically used to transport feed and other bulk products, the Agriculture Department said.

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