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Steve Schram, AgriLabs President and CEO, announced March 16 that AgriLabs has aligned with ImmuCell Corporation for the development, sales, and marketing of certain current and future products featuring ImmuCell's First Defense® bolus.

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In the aftermath of the devastating magnitude-9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that ravaged much of northern Japan, the staff of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)-Japan is working around the clock to assess the impact this natural disaster has had on the country and, in particular, the meat trade of Japan.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he's optimistic the federal government can come to agreement with the state of Wyoming on how to lift federal protections for wolves in the state -- a dispute that has sparked years of bitter litigation.

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On Feb. 28, 2011, the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium recorded the state’s millionth Radio Frequency Identification Number (RFID), a milestone in Wisconsin animal identification. RFID, also known as electronic ID, is an ear tag that has a unique number which can be read both visibly and electronically.

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The Certified Angus Beef ® brand is expanding its reach to frozen foods with bold meal solutions from John Soules Foods Inc., Tyler, Texas. The carne asada, flame-broiled steak strips and thinly sliced beef steaks start with the brand’s premium quality for a new level of flavor in convenient meal solutions. The steak strips and carne asada are the only flame-broiled solid muscle beef items in the market.

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It’s no secret that cattle producers have generous hearts, and one program that is clearly showcasing this is Beef Counts, the first-known program of its kind that provides a means for Idaho’s beef producers to assist less-fortunate consumers right in their own backyards.

Described by the Idaho beef industry as a multi-faceted public relations and community-help campaign, Beef Counts brings together all of Idaho’s beef industry in partnership with the Idaho Foodbank, to provide nutrient-rich beef to help end hunger in Idaho.

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