Stories tagged: poultry
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
USDA petitioned to include poultry in humane slaughter law
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, …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
China and U.S. reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas
Beijing will open its borders to U.S. beef, while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to landing on American supermarket shelves under a U.S.-China trade agreement.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
The U.S. government’s latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
U.S. poultry workers forced to wear diapers on job, report says
A report from international advocacy group Oxfam says poultry workers in the United States labor in a “climate of fear,” with some forced to wear diapers on the job.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
All 400,000 birds at Indiana farms with bird flu killed
INDIANAPOLIS – Animal health officials responding to a bird flu outbreak in southwest Indiana say crews have finished killing more than 400,000 birds ordered euthanized at the 10 affected commercial …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Inland Northwest poultry producers urged to watch flocks for flu
State officials are urging backyard poultry producers to keep an eye on their flocks after a deadly avian influenza outbreak in the Tri-Cities area. About 700 chickens, turkeys, ducks and …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013
Rock Doc: Raw poultry doesn’t need rinsing
Cooking is part necessity, but it’s also partly cultural. The way we cook says a lot about the societies we live in and the traditions that influence our families. I …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011
Rocky Ridge Ranch owners keep it real with meat, produce
Thanksgiving turkeys come in all sizes. And some are raised differently than others. Gary Angell’s turkeys roam free and eat a homemade mixture of what he calls “real food.” They …
Wed., June 8, 2011
At the top of the pecking order
Palouse Pastured Poultry chickens live outside, pecking for insects and foraging for alfalfa and weeds – most of the time. Unless it rains: Then the fair-weather birds like to tuck …