foodborne illness

Survey shows Thanksgiving dinner costs up 20 percent

Heidi Crnkovic · November 16, 2022

Spending time with family and friends at Thanksgiving remains important for many Americans and this year the cost of the meal is also top of mind. Farm Bureau’s 37th annual survey provides a snapshot of the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10, which is $64.05 or less than $6.50 per person. This is a $10.74 or 20 percent increase from last year’s average of $53.31.

Drug shortages may impact veterinary and producer decisions

· November 14, 2022

Antibiotic use plays a major role in the judicious treatment of livestock disease. And, while pressure has been mounting to limit the use of antibiotics in livestock production, veterinarians and producers have been faced with decreased supply chains, most recently including the first-line antibiotic amoxicillin.  

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