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U. S. Black Farmers Eye Next Move In Bias Lawsuit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Black farmers engaged in a discrimination suit against the U. S. government will give Congress more time to approve funds to compensate them for years of mistreatment, but they have not set any hard deadlines, an advocate for the group said April 1. If the process drags on too long, the farmers could decide to […] Read more

U. S. Meat Plant Inspectors Need More Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes U. S. Agriculture Department inspectors need better training on what action to take when they see livestock being abused, the investigative arm of Congress said in a report March 4. The U. S. food industry and its regulators have been subject to more scrutiny from activist groups and the public since a livestock abuse case […] Read more