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  • Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban

    Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban
    State senators are scheduled to take a final vote today on whether to ban the use of arsenic in poultry feed, with proponents arguing it's needed to protect Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay while Eastern Shore lawmakers contend it's unwarranted meddling...
  • Researchers find banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts

    Researchers find banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts
    Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys. Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...
  • MD Senate adopts arsenic chicken-feed ban

    MD Senate adopts arsenic chicken-feed ban
    A proposed state ban on arsenic in chicken feed won final Senate approval today, with supporters saying the amended measure protects both farmers and consumers while Eastern Shore lawmakers warn it could drive off the state's poultry industry. The Senate...
  • General Assembly approves ban on arsenic in chicken feed

    General Assembly approves ban on arsenic in chicken feed
    Maryland's General Assembly adopted today a ban on arsenic additives in chicken feed, which if signed into law would make the state the first in the nation to take such a step to keep the toxic chemical out of food and the environment. By a vote of 101-...
  • Don't miss the boat on Hampton Roads festivals this spring

    Don't miss the boat on Hampton Roads festivals this spring
    Scurry up into the metaphorical crow's nest and train your eyes on the calendar's horizon. You'll spot a fleet of festivals heading straight for Hampton Roads. Spring is when outdoor parties start popping — right along with the flowers. This...
  • Local goat dairies aren't kidding around

    Local goat dairies aren't kidding around
    Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
  • History Matters: Chicken farmers enjoy Baltimore Poultry Show in 1912

    100 Years Ago The chicken and the egg From the Sykesville column: "The chicken farmers of Sykesville who visited the Baltimore Poultry Show in the Fifth Armory were enthusiastic in their praise of the show's exhibits. Mr. George Schrame who entered...
  • Market Watch: Goatherd's life a rugged climb

    Market Watch: Goatherd's life a rugged climb
    — One of very few goat dairies in Southern California, and one of the newest and best cheese vendors at local certified farmers markets, is Drake Family Farms, which started selling an excellent fresh, mild chevre cheese a little over a year ago. It...
  • Running strong?

    Football will be the talk of the town this weekend when it comes to sports, but horse racing might make for an interesting sidebar during the halftime break of the Ravens game. Earlier this week, at a dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., a horse named...
  • Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms

    Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms
    Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies. For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo