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USDA Warns CA Poultry Producer Linked To Outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country. USDA said Wednesday that Foster Farms, owner of the three facilities, has until tomorrow to tell the department how it will fix the problem...
Congressman Jeff Landry Fights For St. Mary Parish Farm Services Agency
Congressman Jeff Landry Fights For St. Mary Parish Farm Services Agency
3rd District Congressman Jeff Landry today requested U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to reconsider the proposed closure of the St. Mary Parish Farm Services Agency facility. In a letter to Vilsack he highlighted Louisiana’s unique geography and how the USDA’s St. Mary proposal does not meet their stated criteria for office closures.