Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said Thursday that it's buying Skippy, the country's No. 2 peanut butter brand, in its biggest-ever acquisition.
Candice Choi and Michelle Chapman
January 03, 2013
Minnesota ready to assume state’s wolf management again The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday it will publish a final delisting rule in the Federal Register on Dec. 28. In Minnesota, after a 30-day period, the state Department of Natural Resources will reassume management of this species.
Industry doubles its efforts Is corn-based ethanol fuel the wave of the future, creating domestic jobs and vital to the nation’s energy supply? Or is it a taxpayer boondoggle responsible for higher food prices?
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that farmers can plant and harvest their genetically engineered sugar beets this year, saying the the economic impact too great and that environmental groups waited too long to request that the crop be yanked from the ground and otherwise barred from the market.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers is offering a reward of up to $3,500 for information leading to the arrest in the suffocation of 3,800 pigs at a hog operation near Hull in northwest Iowa.
The infectious bacterial disease brucellosis has been found in a beef cow in eastern Idaho, and state agriculture officials are scrambling to see if the infection is isolated or if it has spread to other herds.
HULL, Iowa - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest in the suffocation of 3,800 pigs at a hog operation near Hull in northwest Iowa.
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