Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

Montana cattle headed to Colombia

Montana cattle headed to Colombia

Tom Lutey

Billings Gazette

A Montana ranch will ship live cattle to Colombia to underscore business opportunities created by a new U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement.

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Spying On Cows

Spying On Cows

Brett Smith


In a episode that could likely be filed under ‘election year politics’, Nebraska congressmen along with Nebraska Cattlemen, a beef industry advocacy group, filed a complaint against the EPA for their use of aerial surveillance to monitor the compliance of livestock operations in the Midwest.

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Government to Increase E. Coli Tests in Raw Beef

Government to Increase E. Coli Tests in Raw Beef


New York Times

In a ruling that appeared to side with consumers, the Agriculture Department announced that it would expand testing for E. coli in raw beef trimmings beginning next week.

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