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America’s egg farmers donate eggs for Easter holiday

April 24, 2014
America’s egg farmers donate eggs for Easter holiday

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Egg farmers across the country are helping in the fight against hunger by donating nearly half a million fresh eggs to food assistance organizations coast-to-coast during the month of April. According to Feeding America, one in six Americans is faced with hunger and can’t afford to buy groceries. Members of the...

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Farm Bureau tells members to ‘ditch’ EPA water rule

April 24, 2014
Farm Bureau tells members to ‘ditch’ EPA water rule

WASHINGTON — The American Farm Bureau Federation has asked its members to resist a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that it says will impose unworkable regulations on the nation’s farms. Published April 21 in the Federal Register, the more-than-111,000-word “Waters of the U.S.” proposed rule reflects the EPA’s latest interpretation of the...

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Meat, poultry groups support administration’s TPP negotiations

April 23, 2014
Meat, poultry groups support administration’s TPP negotiations

WASHINGTON — Five meat and poultry organizations thanked President Barack Obama for the administration’s efforts in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The letter, delivered April 16, stated: “The undersigned organizations, representing United States meat and poultry producers and processors, applaud the strong stance your administration has taken in negotiations with Japan on access...

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AMI members vote for NAMA merger

April 23, 2014
AMI members vote for NAMA merger

WASHINGTON — American Meat Institute’s general members voted unanimously on April 16 to proceed with a merger with the North American Meat Association (NAMA). The vote occurred during a special meeting of the AMI membership and is the last step necessary to finalize a merger, slated to occur Jan. 1, 2015. AMI’s board voted...

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Chicken breast products recalled due to misbranding

April 23, 2014
Chicken breast products recalled due to misbranding

WASHINGTON — Prime Pak Foods of Gainesville, Ga., is recalling approximately 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, USDA’s Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced. The products were formulated with egg and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. Products being...

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