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  1. USDA Reminds Producers of Upcoming Livestock Disaster Assistance DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BladenOnline

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds livestock producers that the Jan. 30, 2015, deadline to request assistance for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011 through Dec. 31, 2014, is fast approaching. Applications for the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program, restored by the 2014 Farm Bill resumed in April 2014, after having expired on Sept.

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  2. Keeping Cool on the Farm: CoolBot workshop February 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Calling all farmers! Join Washington County: One Community, Sunrise County Food Alliance and Healthy Acadia for "Keeping Cool on the Farm: On-Farm Cool Storage Systems for Producers." As part of a USDA Farm to School Grant recently received by Healthy Acadia in partnership with Washington County: One Community, we are offering the first of two free presentations and trainings for producers to learn about innovative on-farm storage opportunities.

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  3. Emami acquires controlling stake in Fravin Pty Ltd., AustraliaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newkerala.com

    ... in Australia and United States such as Australian Certified Organic (ACO), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and many more. The Group has major strength in R&D of various advanced technology like Trans follicular Anti-Ageing serums, ...

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  4. New government standards target pathogens in poultry productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fox News

    March 29, 2006: In this file photo, a wide variety of cuts of meat are displayed at the meat section of Cub Foods grocery store in a Burnsville, Minn. Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey.

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  5. Advaxis, Inc. Announces FDA Acceptance Of Its Investigational New...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BioSpace

    Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Investigational New Drug application to conduct a Phase 1 clinical study of ADXS-HER2 for the treatment of patients with metastatic HER2 expressing solid tumors. The clinical trial, which will be the first-in-human study of Advaxis's lead Lm -LLO immunotherapy product for HER2 expressing cancers, is expected to begin patient enrollment in the first half of 2015.

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  6. Noninsured Disaster Assistance Program Training MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Louisiana Farm Service Agency State Executive Director,Craig A. McCain, today announced that the Louisiana FSA, along with Ag Center personnel from Southern University, have developed training materials to conduct and present a series of in-person training opportunities for the benefit of Louisiana's producers regarding the Noninsured Disaster Assistance Program enacted by the 2014 Farm Bill, along with a web-based decision tool.

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  7. New Partnership Gets Grant to Support Imperiled Tricolored BlackbirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | PR Newswire

    The partnership was announced at an event held at the Sacramento Zoo, which has been collecting donations to help the struggling bird. dairy industry," said NRCS State Conservationist Carlos Suarez.

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  8. Michigan receives USDA-NRCS grant to help protect Western Lake Erie BasinRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | State of Michigan

    Lansing Today, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams announced Michigan farmers will receive $24.3 million in federal cost-share money from the United States Department of Agriculture's-Natural Resources Conservation Service . The funding will be used for two key projects: one within the Western Lake Erie Basin and the one within the Michigan/Indiana St. Joseph Watershed.

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  9. FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots' Tom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The 49th Super Bowl is set and there are a few things to like about it. Make that almost everything.

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  10. Noodles & Company 'food is going to be anything other than mediocre': reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PennLive.com

    Service - With all of the wait staff you'd think service would be faster. When busy, waits can take up to 15 minutes.

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  11. Federal Welfare Bureaucrats Continue Anti-Reform Efforts in MaineRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | State of Maine

    Feds lose perspective in scrutinizing photo EBT policy AUGUSTA - The Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture on Thursday sent a letter to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services criticizing the Department's photo Electronic Benefits Transfer card program. The letter comes three months after August 18 site visits by the federal officials to DHHS offices in Maine.

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  12. USDA Standards Target SalmonellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NBC Philadelphia

    This photo shows a Foster Farms processing plant in Livingston, Calif. The plant was one of three California poultry processing plants linked to a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds of people across the country.

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  13. New govt standards target pathogens in poultry productsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A favorite staple of American diets - chicken breasts, legs and wings - could become safer to eat. Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey.

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  14. Agribusiness Report Jan. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KCRG

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his position that the Cold War-era Cuban trade and travel embargo be dissolved. IFB Research and Commodity Services director Dave Miller says Iowa stands to gain substantially if travel and trade restrictions are lifted.

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  15. Malaysian palm output to fall at fastest rate in 17 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Agrimoney.com

    Palm oil production in Malaysia will fall this season at it fastest in 17 years thanks to the floods which have revived controversy over the conversion of forestry into plantation land. The US Department of Agriculture bureau in Kuala Lumpur cut by 1.55m tonnes their forecast for palm oil output this season in Malaysia, the second-ranked producer and exporter of the vegetable oil, where heavy rains have hampered palm fruit harvesting and processing.

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  16. New Web tools make USDA data easy to grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Packer

    Key Fruit and vegetable statistics were updated yesterday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. When I visited the ERS site , I found that the data is accessible with interactive online tables that I had not seen before.

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  17. USDA Issues "Wheat Outlook" ReportRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Agri Marketing

    USDA ISSUES "WHEAT OUTLOOK" REPORT Jan. 22, 2015 Economic Research Service reports: To view the complete report, click here.

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  18. USDA Proposes New Measures to Reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in Poultry ProductsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Holtville Tribune

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service today proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products as well as raw chicken breasts, legs and wings. Development of these new standards is a major step in FSIS' Salmonella Action Plan, launched in December 2013 to reduce Salmonella illnesses from meat and poultry products.

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  19. Crystal Diagnostics Awarded AOAC-PTM Accreditation for the Rapid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    Over the past eight years CDx has developed a novel technology to detect food pathogens such as E.Coli that is faster and more accurate than traditional systems. Crystal Diagnostics Xpress System, a rapid and sensitive detection platform, announced today that it has received AOAC-PTM Certifications for the six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli as well as Escherichia coli O157, at 1 colony forming unit per 325 g of raw ground beef and raw beef trim, or 200 g of raw spinach.

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  20. Supa Herbal Greens Receives USDA Organic CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    Achieving USDA Organic Certified status means that each of the ingredients in the product meets the requirements of the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. In addition, the entire manufacturing process has been validated by a USDA National Organic Program authorized certifying agent as following all USDA organic regulations.

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