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End of an era: Evensons leaving Dean’s Meat Market in Dickinson after 26 years

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s been a good, long career for Dean and Cheryl Evenson, owners of Dean’s Meat Market in Dickinson. But the couple has decided it’s time to hang up their aprons and put away their knives.
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GUEBERT: Top reasons to love China’s purchase of Smithfield

June 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

There are dozens of reasons for American farmers and ranchers to be thrilled nay, elated! by Shuanghui International Holding Inc.’s proposed $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, Inc., America’s biggest pork chop. Continue Reading

Aberdeen’s Northern Beef Plant laying off 108 employees

April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Official: More money needs to be raised for cattle purchases.
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BPI agrees to pay $450,000 pollution penalty

April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The EPA announced the settlement Tuesday, stating in a news release that BPI agreed to the penalty and to conduct third-party audits of its compliance with the Clean Air Act. Continue Reading

Board orders additional testing of Idaho cattle

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota is requiring brucellosis testing for cattle and bison brought into the state from Idaho, to help keep North Dakota’s livestock industry free of the disease. Continue Reading

Red meat production down 20 percent from January

March 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) February commercial red meat production in South Dakota was down 20 percent from January.
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Do you know where your meat has been?

March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Ever wonder if the beef on your dinner plate came from America or abroad? USDA rule would help trace origin of meat.
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Where’s the beef from? USDA considers law requiring Country of Origin Labeling

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Ever wonder if the beef on your dinner plate came from America or from abroad? COOL, or Country of Origin Labeling, could make it easier to trace where meat sold in the U.S. came from if the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed labeling law is approved because it would require labels on muscle cuts of beef and other meats to specify where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. Continue Reading

Sequester could be felt locally

February 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

USDA meat inspectors possible targets of cutsWORTHINGTON With Congress facing yet another looming deadline this time to avoid sequester and billions of dollars in budget cuts the potential impacts to the public are wide-ranging and far-reaching. Sequestration, if not avoided by tonight’s midnight deadline, would cut approximately $85 billion from the annual federal budget of $3.6 trillion.
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ABC News sued for ‘pink slime’ defamation

September 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Beef Products Inc. claims network damaged firm by misleading consumers.

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