A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to scrap a national animal identification system could seriously hinder U.S. veterinarians' ability to track diseased animals and prevent the spread of those diseases...
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Meat-eating got political today, as the state Senate called on Gov. Jennifer Granholm to rescind her proclamation urging Michiganders to give up meat for a day Saturday to recognize the healthiness of vegetarian diets.
CINCINNATI—Kroger Co. is recalling two onion soup and dip mixes because of possible salmonella contamination.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the House committee will decide on new legislation this week giving authority on farm animal treatment to a new state panel.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it has abandoned a program that was intended to trace the movement of farm animals around the country but garnered little support from farmers.