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Only 3 seek restitution in tainted cantaloupe case
The requests included doctor bills, attorney fees and funeral expenses.

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Nonprofit’s Detroit agriculture work moves ahead
RecoveryPark began construction Friday of a high-tunnel greenhouse in which more than two dozen varieties of herbs and vegetables will be grown for sale to local restaurants and markets.
Teen holds steak feed to help ranchers
To raise money for the Rancher Relief Fund, a 18-year-old high school senior hosted a steak feed that raised about $3,600.
Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wiener
The agency said the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.
North Carolina apple growers optimistic about cold
Agriculture experts say the colder weather this winter meant that apple blooms were not as far along as they were two years ago, when an April cold snap devastated the crop.
China says one-fifth of its farmland is polluted
More than 80 percent of the pollution is the result of inorganic toxins, with the top three contaminants identified as cadmium, nickel and arsenic.
Donor funds teaching ranch in her will
The will allows for a “considerable amount” of her estate to support a renewed effort by the universities to use the more than 50,000-acre Y Cross Ranch between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyo., as a location to teach their agriculture students,...
Horse virus cases showing up in Upper Midwest
Three cases of equine herpes virus have been documented this year in North Dakota and seven in Minnesota.
PepsiCo’s profit rises on snack sales, price hikes
The company, which also makes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Mountain Dew and Tropicana, said global snack volume rose 2 percent in the period. Global beverage volume was unchanged from a year ago.
Organic food firm coming to central Pennsylvania
WhiteWave Foods plans to occupy a vacant facility in Sandy Township, Clearfield County. The company, based in Broomfield, Colo., makes Silk brand soy milk, Earthbound Farm brand products, and Land O’ Lakes coffee creamers and drinks. Its other...
Farmer ships Vidalia onions ahead of start date
Delbert Bland of Glennville, who grows onions on roughly 3,000 acres in southeast Georgia, has been waging a legal battle since last fall with Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. Their dispute revolves around a rule adopted with the backing of many...