FaceBook Twitter youtube

RECENT

Music

Ten Questions with PEACH KELLI POP

Music

Conor Oberst talks Dolores Diaz and the Standby Club

Culture

My Incredibly Awkward, Not-So-Funny Interview with Hannibal Buress

Arts

You done gone to Uganda

Dining Section

Pig Roast, Taco Bar, and a Grand Opening

Specials

Here’s Why

Film

Kathy Garver remembers ‘The Ten Commandments’

Film

Funny Noir Die

Specials

Other lives

Film

My Bad?

Russia halts shipments from Nebraska pork plant

Russia placed a Crete, Neb. pork plant on its list of banned meatpackers Dec. 27 after the United State's Food Safety Inspection Service said salmonella was found in meat exported to the country. The Farmland plant, a division of the world's largest pork producer, Smithfiled Foods, will be prohibited from shipping meat to Russia starting Jan. 5. John Harrington, a livestock consultant, told the Lincoln Journal-Star that the ban could be as much a political move as a quality concern as Russia looks to become self-sustaining in meat production.

posted at 04:13 pm
on Thursday, December 30th, 2010

COMMENTS

(We're testing Disqus commenting (finally!); please let us know if you have trouble.)

comments powered by Disqus

 

« Previous Page