Meat Prices Soar, So Does Number Of Meat TheftsMany markets are reporting meat is the most-stolen item. A Burbank butcher said: “You take one box of filet mignon. It might be $650.”
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Dozens Of Invasive Giant African Snails Intercepted At LAXThe United States Customs and Border Protection said Monday that agriculture specialists at Los Angeles International Airport intercepted 67 invasive snails in an air cargo shipment, officials said.
USDA Issues Health Alert For Some Calif. ChickenThe U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday issued a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people fell ill.
USDA Buying Meat Again From Central Calif. SlaughterhouseThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is buying meat again from a Central California slaughterhouse that's been at the center of an animal cruelty investigation.
Jennie-O Recalls 55K Pounds Of Turkey BurgersJennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar has recalled nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers because the meat may have been contaminated with Salmonella, federal officials said.