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US Farmers Store Record Soybean Crop as China Dispute Weighs

Pay to play – who’s paying more than farmers?

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American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now their traditionally dominant export market is largely closed.
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Contributed Author: 
David Pitt, Associated Press
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Farm Animals May Soon Get New Features Through Gene Editing

The result will be many unanticipated “oops” response by natural system to new species that may well result in numerous ruinous diseases for animals, as well as human.

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Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and subtracting genetic traits in a lab. It sounds like science fiction, but Recombinetics sees opportunity for its technology in the livestock industry.
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Contributed Author: 
CANDICE CHOI, AP Food & Health Writer
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Caito Foods, LLC Recalls Salad And Bowl Products Made With Chicken Due To Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination In Corn

Caito Foods, LLC, an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,532 pounds of ready-to-eat salad and bowl products made with chicken that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.