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AZ farmers worry, wait after swine virus spreads

AZ farmers worry, wait after swine virus spreads

Will mean slimmer margins for farmers and, likely, higher prices for consumers.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucsonan leads effort to put GMO food labeling on ballot

PHOENIX – With no funding and facing a July deadline to gather 173,000 signatures, a Tucson man is out to require labels telling consumers whether food products are genetically engineered or made with genetically engineered ingredients.

March 28, 2014 7:11 pmLoading…

Bashas' to pay $1.5M to settle meat-mislabeling charges at some AJ's

Arizona grocer Bashas’ Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million to settle charges that it mislabeled some beef as “prime” and sold it at premium prices — typically $35.99 per pound — at some of its AJ’s Fine Foods locations.

August 31, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Tucson monsoon: Despite rain, drought persists

Tucson monsoon: Despite rain, drought persists

Monsoon's rainy first month brought rain, lightning and cooler temps, but severe-to-extreme drought remains a concern in 94 percent of Arizona.

July 25, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

Bankrupt Yavapai Downs sells for $3.25M

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The bankrupt Yavapai Downs has fetched $3.25 million during a bankruptcy auction.

April 04, 2012 1:31 pmLoading…

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