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A coalition of trade groups and meat packers announced a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture that challenges a rule that went into effect last month requiring producers to include basic information about where animals were born, raised, and killed on meat labels.
For decades, New York City has been considered the de facto culinary capital of the country…Except this paradigm is showing serious cracks as of late. According to NPR, NYC is experiencing a major talent drain as more and more culinary professionals are leaving the city for greener pastures, making it difficult for chefs and restaurateurs to find qualified cooks.
Americans will get the same ham slabs and bacon slices they have enjoyed for generations, even after Smithfield Foods becomes a Chinese subsidiary, Smithfield CEO Larry Pope told Congress on Wednesday.
“It will be the same old Smithfield, only better,” Pope said at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing.
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