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2013-10-23 08:25:02

TURLOCK, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemperle Family Farms -- known for their hormone-free and antibiotic-free eggs -- recently unveiled a new educational website that boasts comprehensive product information, company history and multiple interactive features that let customers digitally engage with the farm. "Our business has evolved over the past few years, so the new website is an exciting way to showcase Gemperle Farms and the unique way we treat our chickens and...

2013-10-09 20:22:08

Organization calls on Foster Farms to recall chicken from associated plants YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing testing program of the safety of meat and poultry in the food supply, Consumer Reports found a strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in a Foster Farms raw chicken sample that matched one of the strains associated with the current and major foodborne illness outbreak. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/DC95207) The outbreak is...

2013-10-03 23:03:06

Agency Responds to Petition Brought by Health Care Without Harm and Eight Other Health and Environmental Groups Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In a letter responding to a petition brought by nine major health and environmental organizations, including Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), on September 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will withdraw 98 of 101 approvals given to arsenic-based animal drugs. This action will remove three of the four...

2013-09-25 23:24:05

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Animal Feed Additives Industry. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Animal Feed Additives in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Antibiotics/Antibacterials, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and...

2013-09-19 16:26:56

Family Farm Organization Calls on FDA to Take Swift Regulatory Action SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the first-ever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on antibiotic resistance, released earlier this week, Farm Aid issued a statement from the site of its annual benefit concert, scheduled for Sept. 21, calling for further investigation of factory farm-related health issues and an immediate curtailing by the U.S....

2013-08-21 16:26:27

Funded projects to improve animal welfare and farm profitability CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded 18 Fund-a-Farmer grants to farmers located across the country - double the number the organization awarded in 2012. The Fund-a-Farmer Project is a competitive microgrants initiative designed to empower livestock and poultry farmers across the nation. Thousands of farm animals have already benefited as a result of this project. (Photo:...

2013-08-14 08:29:43

Scientific Research Will Underscore the Importance of Gut Health as the Foundation for Performance and Quality Results ST. LOUIS, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been nearly 50 years since the last World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Congress was held in France. Novus International, along with specialists representing all areas of poultry production from around the world will be participating from August 19(th) through 23(rd) in the 18(th) WVPA Congress in Nantes. (Logo:...

Aquatic Playground Can Turn Water Tanks Into A School For Fish
2013-07-31 08:25:22

Penn State Raising fish in tanks that contain hiding places and other obstacles can make the fish both smarter and improve their chances of survival when they are released into the wild, according to an international team of researchers. "It's a key problem in that we are very good at rearing fish, but we're really not very good at releasing those animals in the wild such that they survive," said Victoria Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, Penn State. "There's a mismatch...

2013-07-10 08:29:27

Top five cities have the most chicken coops and lenient urban farming laws SEATTLE, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban chicken coops - and the fresh eggs that come from them - have become the hottest trend among health conscious eaters and locavores. But which cities have embraced this trend the most? Today Redfin, the tech-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), named the top five cities to be a chicken, based on the number of homes that have hit the market in the past...

2013-06-06 23:02:24

City Chicks - Taking eating local to a new level at Livingston Farmers Market (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 A new trend, raising chickens for fresh eggs, is now popular within the city limits. Concern about factory farming practices has urban dwellers taking their shopping to local farmers markets or better yet, their own backyards. From the suburbs to the city centers, chicken coops are springing up everywhere. The trend is typically with younger families with small children or younger singles....