Sunflower crops could set records in the nation's top two producing states this year, helping to blunt a drop in nationwide production and ensure a healthy supply for processors in the United States and Canada.
At 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, a caravan of 11 orange, antique tractors set out to travel the 36-mile scenic loop in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Upon the caravan’s exit, onlookers stood staring at the long, orange line.
Marcos Antonio Sanchez went from being an outgoing 21-year-old to Utah's first swine flu fatality in less than a week. Swine flu now has sickened more than 10,000 people in 41 countries and killed 80, according to the World Health Organization, whose figures often lag those of individual countries. Mexico has reported 75 deaths, the U.S. 10, and one in both Canada and Costa Rica.
Canada’s minister of international trade says a Chinese ban on Alberta pork over fears of swine flu is “disappointing and unwarranted.” Stockwell Day says federal government officials in Beijing are attempting to “clarify” the situation.
GENEVA (AP) - Canada filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Tuesday over a new U.S. law that requires retailers to provide country-of-origin labeling for fresh beef and pork, officials said.
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