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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk
The Lake Success, New York, company said it learned of the contamination risk after routine FDA testing. The Food and Drug Administration said it did not know how many jars of nut butters were recalled. The company would not comment.

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Wyoming reservoir in good shape
Inflows to the Flaming Gorge Reservoir have been nearly 99 percent of average.
Flaming Gorge is on the Green River, a major tributary of the Colorado.
McDonald’s confronts its junk food image
The evening is part of a campaign by McDonald’s to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthful food.
Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter
“Thanks Captain Clutch” is carved into the maze, along with a baseball with Jeter’s No. 2 on it.
Stray voltage lawsuit heard in Wisconsin
The couple is asking for damages for lost milk production, the fair market value of their herd, injury to their dairy animals, excessive veterinary expenses and the loss of their farm.
Simplot workers enter third week on strike in North Dakota
The workers have rejected the company’s latest contract offer mainly over newly implemented 12-hour shifts.
Yellowstone region has high earthquake probability
The USGS map of seismic hazards shows the region is as seismically hazardous as anywhere in the United States.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack visiting New Hampshire
He will visit a farm that’s one of 250 in the country getting a grant aimed at turning commodities into value-added products.
Waiting for the South Dakota wheat to move
Midwest Cooperatives has been running from 20 to 60 percent of historical winter wheat harvest railcar placements at its various locations — in other words, receiving about one to three grain cars this year for every five cars it received in...
Pigs, cows and votes: Candidates try for farm cred
Most voters in these states don’t work on farms. Most candidates don’t either. But many of those seeking office seem to be stretching farther than ever for a barnyard background to establish some common-man authenticity.
Minnesota activists join Arkansas hog farm fight
Mike Martin, a Cargill spokesman, said neither the company nor the three Arkansas families who own the farm have done anything wrong.