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2014-09-17 08:32:12

Hidden-Camera Investigation Reveals Dairy Workers Punching, Kicking, Stabbing, Shocking, and Dragging Sick or Injured Cows in Clear Violation of New Mexico Law ROSWELL, N.M., Sept.

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2009-03-14 10:15:00

Sickly and hurt cows will not be permitted to walk into U.S. slaughterhouses, the Agriculture Department announced on Saturday, a year after the U.S.’s biggest meat recall inspired the change.

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2008-02-18 06:10:00

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a recall yesterday of 143 million pounds of beef after the beef was determined to be unfit for human consumption.

2006-07-26 11:35:00

The U.S. government virtually eliminated the threat of mad cow disease to consumers by requiring the removal of brains, spinal cords and other high risk items from older cattle, the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis said on Tuesday.

2006-07-04 02:10:55

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Lawyers for Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks asked the Australian government on Tuesday to formally review his case after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled planned military trials were illegal.

2006-03-23 08:15:00

Two Australian fighter jets bombed and sank an impounded North Korean cargo ship on Thursday in what Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said was a strong message to Pyongyang about its involvement in drug running.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.