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Side effects to make you sick

...administration, welfare-recipient growth is a desired Obamacare outcome ? not an unintended byproduct.Obama's Department of Agriculture in 2013 requested the Office of Management and Budget provide forecasts on how the Affordable Care Act would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-27/side-effects-make-you
Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

...for all of the outgoing animals to the state Department of Agriculture. Failure to comply with the terms of probation...Services file.Animal Services staff and a state Department of Agriculture employee went to Leahey's Bristol Trail home on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-17/animal-rescue-owner-ci
Jeni's recalls ice cream after listeria found

...sandwiches and closing retail stores until its products are "ensured to be 100 percent safe."The Nebraska Department of Agriculture found the listeria in a sample of Jeni's ice cream it had randomly collected at a Whole Foods in Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jenis-recalls-ice-cream-af
Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales

...by the disease. About 235 million turkeys were produced in the U.S. last year.On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the virus was also found at an Iowa farm holding 5.3 million hens, or almost 10 percent of the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/hormel-says-bird-flu-outbr
Survey might gauge Ga. stink bug invasion

...sylvania in 1998 and has since been found in 42 states and two Canadian provinces, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To date, it is classified as a nuisance pest in Georgia, but could quickly become an agricultural pest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-12/survey-might-gauge-ga-stink-b
Shut down animal testing

...Chronicle article, Michael Budkie, the executive director of Stop Animal Exploitation Now, had urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to hand down the harshest penalties for negligence, which can include up to a $10,000 fine per violation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/shut-down-animal-testing
Food industry asks farms to consider breeding no-horn cows

...removing horn buds at a very young age is safe and "minimally disruptive, uncomfortable process."U.S. Department of Agriculture and Purdue University research has shown it's more expensive for farms to dehorn cows than it is to use polled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-29/food-industry-ask-dairy-fa
Many Georgia counties lack animal control services

...equipment or facility to confiscate dangerous or abused animals, Lowe said.According to data from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, more than 30 percent of counties in Georgia lack municipal animal services. That void leaves thousands of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/many-georgia-counties-lack-a
Graystone Ranch relinquishes animals, withdraws USDA application

...owners of Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah withdrew their application for a new operating license with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday and have relinquished all of their exotic animals to other facilities, officials confirmed.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-03/graystone-ranch-reliquishes-
There are rules for a reason

...university may in fact be correct in asserting that Animal Welfare Act violations revealed in a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection do not rise to the level of "illegal" or "negligent" treatment.But that doesn't mean the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-20/there-are-rules-reaso