Food and Agriculture Issues
2 Stocks Struggling Amid Opioid Settlement Buzz   
January 25, 2020
Source: Schaeffers Research - A $45 billion counter demand was then made by the National Association of Attorneys General, according to reports. McKesson stock is down 6.1% to trade at $135.83, and hit a one-month low of $134 ...
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Check your fridge and/or freezer. This beef product has been recalled.   
January 25, 2020
Source: Cincinnati Enquirer - Tiny plastic pieces were found in this beef product. The Food Safety and Inspection Service says the packages should be thrown away.
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Amity Packing Co. recalls raw ground beef distributed to Illinois retailers   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Telegraph - CHICAGO - Amity Packing Company Inc., a Chicago establishment, is recalling approximately 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear,
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Consumer Group Says Washington Home Sellers, Buyers Aren't Told Enough About Their Agents' Responsibilities   
January 25, 2020
Source: Lewis County Chronicle - Most Washington home sellers and buyers would probably answer with a strong yes. A new report from the nonprofit watchdog group Consumer Federation of America says, however, that most home shoppers don't understand the different...
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E.U., China and other nations work around U.S. freeze on WTO appeals   
January 25, 2020
Source: Washington Post - The European Union, China and 15 other World Trade Organization members agreed Friday to create a temporary mechanism to settle trade disputes after U.S. action rendered the WTO incapable last month of acting as the umpire of...
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Center for Disease Control confirms second case of deadly coronavirus in U.S.   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Hill - While potential cases have been spotted in Texas and California, a patient in Chicago is now the second U.S. citizen to be officially diagnosed with the novel virus. The first official patient diagnosed with the Wuhan virus is a...
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Is the FDA ready for the next E. coli outbreak'   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe - But the night before FDA officials believed the Globe was about to report on the outbreak, and the agency’s passive response, they changed course. FDA contacted the Safe Food Coalition, a group of consumer advocates and...
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No Formal Trade Alliance Between the U.S., EU and Japan Anytime Soon, Say Experts   
January 25, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report on MSN.com - The U.S., the EU and Japan committed to more trade reforms against China, yet chances for a more formalized alliance are slim.
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Socially conscious shop opens in Oregon City   
January 25, 2020
Source: Central Oregonian - "We wondered how to help them and then made a connection with the Fair Trade Federation at one of their annual conferences in San Diego," where the couple lived before moving to Oregon City ...
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AGs Ask Facebook, EBay To Prevent Illegal Alcohol Sales   
January 25, 2020
Source: Law360 - sent by the National Association of Attorneys General. That “near unlimited access” has increased their exposure to unlicensed sales of alcohol and counterfeit products, but making sure the ...
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