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US government proposes new rules for hog slaughter

Federal government regulators proposed changes Friday in the way most hogs slaughtered for meat in the United States are processed in a series of new rules.

Port of Wilmington added to USDA program, allows more direct produce imports

The Port of Wilmington will be part of a government program designed to help increase produce shipments to the United States.

Avoid Thanksgiving nightmares: Use ‘Meat and Poultry Hotline’

If you have some questions while preparing your family’s Thanksgiving meal, all you have to do is make a simple phone call.

Federal report finds inhumane violations at NC poultry plant

A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after a federal report found 33 inhumane violations.
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Brunswick Co. schools pulls fruit cup after worm found inside strawberries

Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki says the student's prepackaged and sealed strawberry cup contained a worm.
Labels from packages of beef produced by JBS USA Inc. that were recalled on Aug. 1, 2017. (Photos: USDA)video

NC company recalls ground beef for possible contamination

A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 5,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with plastic foam.

Bone fragment scare forces Sabrett hot dog recall

The maker of Sabrett hot dogs is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs because they may contain bone fragments.
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Video prompts PETA to file complaint against Tregembo Animal Park

PETA is once again speaking out against the Tregembo Animal Park.
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Thanksgiving by the numbers

From turkeys to travel, here's a look at Thanksgiving by the numbers

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