Livestock farming

This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 7:27 am
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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In this Jan. 23, 2018 photo, a youth moves quickly to collect grains of corn on the street that fell from a truck that was looted outside the port in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. At the country's biggest port, people swarmed a corn-carrying truck and began filling up sacks with the grain while the driver was held at gunpoint. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 30, 2018 - 4:02 am
PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela (AP) — The cab of Carlos Del Pino's big rig gave him a nerve-rattling front-row seat to a surge in mob attacks on Venezuela's neighborhood markets, cattle ranches and food delivery trucks like his. Shortly after pulling away from the docks at Puerto Cabello, the country's...
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This photo taken in 2009 and provided by Akubra Hats, shows Amy "Dolly" Everett in Brunette Downs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Hundreds of people are remembering Dolly who was known as the angelic face of the Australian bushmen's hat brand and whose family says she killed herself after being targeted by cyberbullying. A memorial service for Dolly was held in the tiny Northern Territory town of Katherine on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 near her family's cattle ranch. (Akubra Hats via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 12:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying. The memorial service for Amy "Dolly" Everett was held in the tiny...
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December 28, 2017 - 11:24 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of taking part in a scheme to smuggle teenagers into the U.S. and force them to work at an egg farm for little pay is in custody after being arrested at the Mexican border, federal prosecutors announced. The teens from Guatemala were kept as virtual slave laborers...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:53 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government has ordered the country's farmers to keep all poultry indoors after bird flu was discovered at a duck farm. Authorities issued the order Friday after a suspected highly pathogenic variant of the H5 bird flu was discovered at the farm in...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, baby turkeys stand in a poult barn near Waco, Texas. Just a week before Thanksgiving when 46 million turkeys will be eaten, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been petitioned to require more humane treatment for turkeys, chickens and ducks as they're sent to slaughter. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
November 15, 2017 - 1:45 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As Americans prepare to consume some 45 million turkeys on Thanksgiving, an animal rights group asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday to require more humane treatment for turkeys, chicken and other poultry as the birds are sent to slaughter. California-based...
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November 06, 2017 - 5:53 am
CELINA, Ohio (AP) — At least eight people have been injured after a possible tornado hit a small Ohio city. Mercer County officials say six people were hurt when a restaurant in Celina (suh-LEYE'-nuh) was damaged during Sunday's storms. One person was injured at another business, and one was hurt...
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October 27, 2017 - 11:37 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Cotton farmers poised to harvest a bumper crop were the hardest hit when Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, with cattle industry losses following closely behind. Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Service economists announced Friday that Harvey's total...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, a couple walk across the street to Chieftain Park, where a rally in opposition of a Tyson Foods Inc. plant being built near the town was held, in Tonganoxie, Kan. Tyson Foods planned to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant but residents opposed to the plant drove the company away. Two weeks after the early Sept. 2017 announcement, local officials withdrew their support and Tyson started looking elsewhere. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP File)
October 26, 2017 - 4:34 pm
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — When Shannon Reischman takes in the sweeping view from the big hill behind her in-laws' farmhouse outside the northeastern Kansas town of Tonganoxie, she sees a rural oasis that's an easy commute to Kansas City-area jobs. Tyson Foods Inc. looked at the bedroom community of...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, the pig farm in Lety, southern Czech Republic is pictured. The Czech government has approved the funding of 450 million koruna ($20.6 million) to purchase the communist-era pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp for Roma. Culture Minister Daniel Herman said Monday, Oct. 3, 2017, a deal with the farm’s owner will be signed soon. (Vaclav Pancer/CTK via AP) SLOVAKIA OUT
October 23, 2017 - 10:39 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has approved spending 450 million koruna ($20.6 million) to buy a communist-era pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp for Roma. Roma activists and rights groups have long demanded the removal of the farm from Lety, 60 miles (95 kilometers) south...
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