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Mysterious bird illness continues to kill wild birds in Ohio

Jul. 09, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Poultry farmers in Ohio are being warned by the state Department of Agriculture to implement strict biosecurity measures to protect wild birds dying from a mysterious illness. Ohio officials are concerned the illness could potentially spread to...

Chicken plant in California cited over past virus outbreak

May. 24, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — California has cited and fined a Foster Farms chicken processing plant that saw a deadly coronavirus outbreak last year, saying the company failed to protect its workers. The state Division of Occupational Health and Safety's penalty of...

Omaha dog owner cited following attack by pit bulls

May. 04, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The owner of two pit bull-mixed breed dogs accused of violently attacking an Omaha couple and their miniature poodle now faces several citations, including having no proof of vaccinations, no proof of licenses, no proof of insurance, allowing the pit bulls to be unmuzzled...

Feds: Man used fraudulent PPP loan to buy alpaca farm

May. 04, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Massachusetts pizza parlor lied about the number of employees he had to fraudulently obtain more than $660,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, then used some of the money to buy and stock an alpaca farm in Vermont, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. ...