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Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year
National production increased 15 percent last year compared to 2011, to 3.5 million pelts. The pelts were worth $200 million, or an average of $56.30 per pelt.

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Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach
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Philippines opens doors to some U.S. vegetables
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State inspectors refuse to enter United Grain terminal
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Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Mississippi
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‘Organic’ disappears from some menus
Market research shows organic claims have dropped on restaurant menus, which may reflect the profusion of other claims in the food industry.