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Foreign animal disease control areas can vary in size

Under some circumstances, 10 kilometers may not be enough, Iowa state veterinarian says
When a foreign animal disease (FAD) such as avian influenza or Newcastle disease strikes a poultry flock, it is customary for a 10-kilometer control area to be drawn around the infected premises. However, Iowa State Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand said there are circumstances that would make it wise to go beyond 10 kilometers.
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OSHA cites 4 companies in fatal liquid nitrogen leak

Foundation Food Group, Messer, Packers Sanitation Services and FS Group collectively face nearly $1 million in fines
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited four companies for alleged violations related to a liquid nitrogen leak at the Foundation Food Group poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, that killed six people.
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In-N-Out chicken sandwich? It’s only make-believe

Video claiming there is a secret chicken sandwich at fast food chain was just a prank, company says
The chicken sandwich craze has become so large that now, people are imagining and fantasizing that their favorite eating establishments are serving them, when in fact, they are not.
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JBS USA agrees to settle pork antitrust lawsuit

Under proposed settlement, JBS USA would pay $12,750,000 to settle claims of pork industry collusion
JBS USA has agreed to a $12.75 million settlement in a class-action antitrust lawsuit filed on behalf of Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs (CIIPPs), which alleged that JBS USA conspired with other major U.S. pork producers to raise the price of pork.
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USDA invests in small meat, poultry processors

The agency is also making revisions to the Packers and Stockyards Act
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $500 million in American Rescue Plan funds to expand meat and poultry processing capacity, the agency announced.
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Settlement reached between Tyson, indirect purchasers

Company has agreed to pay $1.75 million to settle claims it conspired with other turkey producers to inflate prices
A settlement between Tyson Foods and a group of institutional indirect purchaser plaintiffs (IIPPs) has reportedly been reached, in which Tyson has agreed to pay the IIPPs $1.75 million to settle claims by the plaintiffs that Tyson Conspired with other turkey producers to raise the price of turkey.
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Tyson Foods chicken recall expanded

Nearly 9 million pounds of products produced in Dexter, Missouri, are recalled over Listeria-related concerns
A recall of Tyson Foods frozen, fully cooked chicken products has been expanded to include nearly a half a million more pounds of products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
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Congressman to FAA: Pilgrim’s facility not best fit for airport

Aderholt says public outcry over proposed rendering plant at airport in Gadsden, Alabama, should be taken into account before permits are issued
U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt cautioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that a Pilgrim’s Pride rendering plant on airport property in Gadsden, Alabama, is not welcomed by his constituents in Gadsden and Etowah County
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