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STB: Union Pacific must still prioritize Foster Farms

Surface Transportation Board extends emergency service order so Foster Farms can continue to get corn shipped to its feed mills in a timely manner by Union Pacific

The Surface Transportation Board extended its earlier emergency service order, in which the Union Pacific Railway Company must carry out specific service commitments to Foster Farms.

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All Indiana poultry farms hit by HPAI cleared to restock

State remains on alert as avian influenza with continued detections in backyard poultry and wild birds

All commercial poultry operations in Indiana where highly pathogenic avian influenza was earlier confirmed have been cleared to repopulate, but the state remains on alert for the virus.

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PETA wants new FSIS standards for humane labels

Animal rights group files petition, alleging that products do not need to come from humanely raised animals in order for FSIS to allow them to carry such a label
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals asserted in a petition that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) should amend its rules to it no longer approves labels regarding how animals were raised.
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Sanderson Farms, Amick Farms receive tax breaks

Jones County Board of Supervisors approves 10-year ad valorem tax exemptions for properties in Laurel, Mississippi

Sanderson Farms and Amick Farms both received 10-year ad valorem tax exemptions for operations in Laurel, Mississippi, following a recent vote from the Jones County Board of Supervisors.

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