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Horses soon could be butchered in the United States for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month.
A wireless company that went bankrupt owing taxpayers more than $70 million secured a court order Monday to keep under wraps an investigation into whether it has "viable claims" against the federal government.
The Virginia-based owner of the Ringling Bros. circus has agreed to pay a $270,000 fine to settle allegations that it violated federal animal-welfare laws in its handling of elephants, tigers, zebras and other exotic animals.
Hailed as a "superhero" by taxpayer watchdogs, Republican Sen. Mike Crapo quietly petitioned the George W. Bush administration to award a massive loan guarantee to a wireless company that just went bankrupt, owing U.S. taxpayers more than $70 million.
On the same week a congressional panel launched a probe into bankrupt wireless provider Open Range Communications — which has laid off most of its workforce and owes taxpayers more than $70 million — the company decided it needs more Washington lobbyists.
Less than three years after closing on a big federal loan deal, Open Range Communications has laid off most of its employees, stopped accepting new customers and filed for bankruptcy - owing the federal government more than $70 million.
Job creation is at the forefront of most Americans' minds - and rightly so. With unemployment hovering in the 9 percent range, the need for family-sustaining jobs is abundantly clear.
Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday.
CHICAGO - Cargill Inc. announced a second recall of ground turkey products Sunday after a test showed salmonella in a sample from the same Arkansas plant tied to a recall issued last month.