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Al.com
Drought conditions across Alabama now worst of yearThe drought conditions across Alabama are now the worst of the year with parts
Drought conditions across Alabama now worst of year
Al.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The drought conditions across Alabama are now the worst of the year with parts of 11 counties enduring "extreme drought" conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. With 82.85 percent of the state categorized from "abnormally dry" to "extreme... Read more
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Al.com
Southwest Alabama retains federal designation as 'Manufacturing Community'Two years ago, southwest Alabama became one of 12 "Manufacturing Communities" d
Southwest Alabama retains federal designation as 'Manufacturing Community'
Al.com / Posted yesterday
Two years ago, southwest Alabama became one of 12 "Manufacturing Communities" designated to receive special support from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The department has now announced that the region will retain that status for another two-year... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Rabies prevention program for raccoons starts MondayAn annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in T
Rabies prevention program for raccoons starts Monday
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
An annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the project. Oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons will be distributed... Read more
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The News & Observer
Windsor cleans up after its third major flood in 17 yearsThe smell of bleach permeated downtown Windsor on Friday afternoon, the day aft
Windsor cleans up after its third major flood in 17 years
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
The smell of bleach permeated downtown Windsor on Friday afternoon, the day after the Cashie River, swollen by rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Julia, spilled over its banks. Businesses and schools were closed in the small Bertie County town,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin High honors 39 notable alumniscientists, actors and journalists are among 39 Elgin High School graduates rec
Elgin High honors 39 notable alumni
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
scientists, actors and journalists are among 39 Elgin High School graduates recently inducted into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame. More than 20 inductees and family members attended a celebration Thursday, coinciding with homecoming week and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a po
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
HOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company. Blue... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a pos
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
HOUSTON — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company. Blue... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Supplier: No Listeria In Product Before Going To Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No Listeria In Product Before Going To Blue Bell
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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ABC News
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue BellBlue Bell announced Wednesday it was recalling select flavors of ice cream dist
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Blue Bell announced Wednesday it was recalling select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South and made at its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier — Iowa-based Aspen Hills Inc. —... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellFILE - In thus April 23, 2015 file photo, flags flutter in the breeze outside o
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In thus April 23, 2015 file photo, flags flutter in the breeze outside of the Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham, Texas. A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries is blaming for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) — A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellFILE - In thus April 23, 2015 file photo, flags flutter in the breeze outside o
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In thus April 23, 2015 file photo, flags flutter in the breeze outside of the Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham, Texas. A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries is blaming for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Cookie dough supplier disputes Blue Bell's claim that listeria was its faultHOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a po
Cookie dough supplier disputes Blue Bell's claim that listeria was its fault
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Supplier: There was no listeria contamination before cookie dough got to Blue BellHOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a po
Supplier: There was no listeria contamination before cookie dough got to Blue Bell
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue BellHOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue BellA supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible list
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company. Blue... Read more
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Al.com
Renewable wood energy: A new opportunity for Alabama's forestsBy Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries John McMillan, he may be co
Renewable wood energy: A new opportunity for Alabama's forests
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries John McMillan, he may be contacted by email at john.mcmillan@agi.alabama.gov I grew up working on my family's farm and spent 20 years working at my father's sawmill. From an early age I was... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
USDA Describes $328M Oil Spill Restoration Plan For GulfThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s focusing conservation programs alo
USDA Describes $328M Oil Spill Restoration Plan For Gulf
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s focusing conservation programs along the Gulf of Mexico in a $328 million plan to help recovery from the 2010 oil spill. Undersecretary Robert Bonnie says the agency will use that focus through 2018 as it... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rabies vaccine drops to start next month in Northeast AlabamaA USDA helicopter takes off Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, from Chattanooga Metropolit
Rabies vaccine drops to start next month in Northeast Alabama
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
A USDA helicopter takes off Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport's Lovell Field in Chattanooga, Tenn., to distribute baited packets of rabies vaccine. The USDA is spending several days dropping bait-coated packets of rabies... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
USDA describes $328M oil spill restoration plan for Gulf The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's focusing conservation programs al
USDA describes $328M oil spill restoration plan for Gulf
Southwest Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's focusing conservation programs along the Gulf of Mexico in a $328 million plan to help recovery from the 2010 oil spill. CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — The... Read more
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WALB Albany
Governor Deal signs executive order prohibiting price gouging on fuelAccording to the State of Georgia's consumer website, price control laws only g
Governor Deal signs executive order prohibiting price gouging on fuel
WALB Albany / Posted 10 days ago
According to the State of Georgia's consumer website, price control laws only go into effect after the governor signs an executive order and says that prices for a product or service such a gas are to be controlled. At 9 a.m. Monday morning Governor... Read more
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Al.com
Three Alabama counties to get federal assistance with rural drug problemA grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help train first responder
Three Alabama counties to get federal assistance with rural drug problem
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help train first responders in three rural Alabama counties how to treat patients who have overdosed on heroin and opioid painkillers, according to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Connecticut / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
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NBC New York
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC New York / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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NBC Chicago
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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NBC Washington
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Washington / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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NBC Bay Area
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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NBC Miami
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Miami / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hackingin a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an eve
US Official: Difficult to Alter US Elections Through Hacking
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Justice Department's national security division, said election systems by and large are not hooked up to the Internet... Read more
30 related stories
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Mississippi Business Journal
McKee appointed as Director of Mississippi Office of Homeland SecurityMark McKee has been appointed Director of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Se
McKee appointed as Director of Mississippi Office of Homeland Security
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Mark McKee has been appointed Director of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security. McKee’s appointment is effective Oct. 10. He replaces Rusty Barnes, who recently retired. As Director of MOHS, McKee will oversee the agency that establishes,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
2 killed in crash on I-24; Search continues for 2 passengers who left scenestop turns into foot pursuit in downtown Nashville The driver was stopped at a
2 killed in crash on I-24; Search continues for 2 passengers who left scene
WSMV Nashville / Posted 17 days ago
stop turns into foot pursuit in downtown Nashville The driver was stopped at a gas station in downtown Nashville. (WSMV) Officers were conducting a sobriety test at a gas station at the corner of 12th Avenue South and Broadway when the suspect... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Urban Farming in Hartford Helps Locals, Growers Improve Their Livesaround while helping neighbors suffering through a difficult economy. Such is
Urban Farming in Hartford Helps Locals, Growers Improve Their Lives
NBC Connecticut / Posted 20 days ago
around while helping neighbors suffering through a difficult economy. Such is the case for Lorenza Christian, Jr. Born in Alabama but raised in Hartford, for Christian, natural not only describes the produce he grows, but also his life’s... Read more
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Daily Star
Female teacher arrested for sex tape with pupil watched by THOUSANDS onlinePupils say they found clips of married Charlaina Lee Wilson, 33 – who taught ag
Female teacher arrested for sex tape with pupil watched by THOUSANDS online
Daily Star / Posted 23 days ago
Pupils say they found clips of married Charlaina Lee Wilson, 33 – who taught agriculture at Selma High School, Alabama – having sex with a fellow student. A concerned parent found the video on social media and – along with two students willing to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Death, injuries raise questions about amusement-ride safetyorder and/or loading instructions › Always use safety equipment such as seat b
Death, injuries raise questions about amusement-ride safety
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
order and/or loading instructions › Always use safety equipment such as seat belts and safety bars › Keep your children off the ride if you think they won't be able to follow the rules › Keep hands and feet inside the ride › Trust your... Read more
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York Daily Record
How are rides inspected at the York Fair?accident happens somewhere in the United States on an amusement ride, Joe Filor
How are rides inspected at the York Fair?
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
accident happens somewhere in the United States on an amusement ride, Joe Filoromo’s phone will start ringing. “It's kind of a close-knit industry,” said Filoromo, the supervisor of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Amusement Ride... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Ride the Winds: Fat horses are not happy horsessome give their equine friends too many, as well as feeding them a bit too much
Ride the Winds: Fat horses are not happy horses
Tehachapi News / Posted 27 days ago
some give their equine friends too many, as well as feeding them a bit too much. The first study to look at the problem of the overweight horse was done in 1998 by the National Animal Health Monitoring System for the United States Department of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reform Pressure Mounting On Zimbabwe GovernmentChange (MDC-T) Youth Assembly demonstration over police brutality turned violen
Reform Pressure Mounting On Zimbabwe Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Change (MDC-T) Youth Assembly demonstration over police brutality turned violent last Wednesday, the pungent stench of teargas smoke still hung thick in the air along parts of the capital city. And hardly mid morning had passed last Friday... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsInconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves
Sausage, pills among recalled items
Greenwich Time / Posted 30 days ago
Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to ingredients not listed on the label that could... Read more
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The News-Times
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsInconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves
Sausage, pills among recalled items
The News-Times / Posted 30 days ago
Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to ingredients not listed on the label that could... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsInconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves
Sausage, pills among recalled items
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to ingredients not listed on the label that could... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsto sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get y
Sausage, pills among recalled items
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
to sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to undeclared allergens,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsto sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get y
Sausage, pills among recalled items
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
to sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to undeclared allergens,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sausage, pills among recalled itemsto sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get y
Sausage, pills among recalled items
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
to sausage recall Inconsistent labeling has caused some meat products to get yanked from shelves for undeclared cheese. Alabama-based WFSP Foods LLC is recalling about 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage due to undeclared allergens,... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Cabela's, Arbor Day partner to rebuild forests affected by wildfiredisaster. A press release sent out by the Arbor Day Foundation said the refore
Cabela's, Arbor Day partner to rebuild forests affected by wildfire
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted a month ago
disaster. A press release sent out by the Arbor Day Foundation said the reforestation efforts, which include the planting of 200,000 trees, are critical to preserving wildlife habitat. Record wildfire seasons in recent years have destroyed... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
USDA Announces $18.9 Million to Improve Research Facilities at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - GREENSBORO N.C. Aug. 29 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture ...GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) N
USDA Announces $18.9 Million to Improve Research Facilities at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - GREENSBORO N.C. Aug. 29 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted a month ago
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18.9 million in renewal awards to build or improve agricultural and food science research facilities and... Read more
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