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Midwest drought worsens, food inflation to rise

Scattered rain brought some relief to parts of the baking U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, but most of the region remained in the grips of the worst drought in half a century as the outlook for world food supplies and prices worsened. FULL STORY »

Survey: Retail prices for meats, dairy and eggs decline slightly

Retail food prices at the supermarket declined slightly during the second quarter of 2012 with protein staples – meats, cheese, milk and eggs – showing the greatest drops in price, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. FULL STORY »

Most food prices steady, except for beef Play video

The USDA says consumers will be paying more for beef and less for vegetables at the grocery store for the rest of year, while other food prices stay fairly steady. FULL STORY »

Food crisis looms as importers sit out grain price highs

What looks to be the worst U.S. drought in a quarter of a century has given rise to an old-fashioned commodity rally on world markets, with key grain prices hitting highs which caused food crises in vulnerable parts of the globe last time around. FULL STORY »

Food price worry as U.S. corn, soybeans in worst state since 1988

U.S. corn and soybean crops, the world's largest, are in the worst condition since the last major drought in America's breadbasket in 1988, the government said this week, pushing up grain prices and raising the prospect of global food-price inflation. FULL STORY »

Know Your Meat: Global meat specifications becoming a reality

The Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Livestock and Seed Program Standardization Division recently participated in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) meetings in Buenos Aires to work on international meat standards. FULL STORY »

Commentary: 'Meat without Drugs' could be inhumane

As a public health veterinarian, I am concerned that a campaign such as “Meat without Drugs” could result in “Animals without Health,” says Scot Hurd, DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. A new report from Consumer Reports provides some public opinion data that are not surprising. FULL STORY »

Safety of meat is not determined by production practices

Some recent television promotion of Rachael Ray’s new burger cookbook contained innacuracies about the safety of meat. Meat that originates from organic, grass-fed or pasture-raised production systems does not mean it has less bacteria. FULL STORY »

Survey: Americans enjoy protein but not its price tag

Americans consider protein important in maintaining a balanced diet, but a recent study shows that a quarter of them find protein-packed food too expensive. FULL STORY »

Japanese consumers a-Twitter over U.S. beef

While Americans are being cautioned not to text while they drive, or even while they walk, Japanese diners are being encouraged to “Tweet While You Eat” to share their excitement about U.S. beef. FULL STORY »

Commentary: I’d kill for Kobe

In a matter of weeks, an expose about fraudulent Kobe beef—which industry insiders have known about for years—has suddenly hit the media like a revelation from above. Here’s why. FULL STORY »

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