Topic: National Cattlemen's Beef Association
The impact of this summer's extensive drought should show up on grocery shelves at the end of the year. Pork and beef prices will rise the most.
This week's incident of 'mad cow' disease presents no threat to human health, USDA officials say. But it does put a spotlight on beef safety practices, including how many cattle are inspected.
Despite negative public opinion about open trade, Congress is poised to approve delayed free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia. The deals will help the US economy by increasing exports and supporting and creating tens of thousands of jobs.
10/12/2011 10:29 am
A new report warns that Staph bacteria are showing up in high rates at supermarkets, raising concerns about whether US meat and poultry industries rely too heavily on antibiotic drugs.
04/16/2011 03:55 pm
Roquefort prices won't triple for Americans, and Europeans can block hormone-treated US beef.
05/08/2009 01:00 am
Cornish hens and Tofurkey also vie as holiday dishes.
11/26/2008 12:00 am
From fast-food chains to Congress, moves are afoot to reduce animal suffering and ensure food safety
02/20/2008 12:00 am