http://kcur.org en Tyson Foods Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug http://kcur.org/post/tyson-foods-suspends-use-controversial-drug <p>Tyson Foods, Inc., announced this week that it would soon suspend purchases of cattle that had been treated with a controversial drug, citing animal welfare concerns.</p><p>But many in the industry wonder if the real reason is not about cattle, but rather the battle for sales in other countries, where using drugs for meat production is banned.</p><p>“I really do think this is more a marketing ploy from Tyson to raise some awareness so they can garner some export business from our overseas export partners,” said Dan Norcini, an independent commodities broker.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:50:04 +0000 Peggy Lowe 41800 at http://kcur.org Tyson Foods Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug Dressed-Up Doggies & Costumed Kitties http://kcur.org/post/dressed-doggies-costumed-kitties <p>It may be cute, but is it safe to dress up your dog and bring him on your trick or treating adventure?</p> <p>Wednesday on Up to Date, our resident veterinarian Dr. Wayne Hunthausen is back to talk about how you can keep your pet safe from Halloween hazards and healthy during the chilly winter months.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:20:16 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Beth Lipoff 26429 at http://kcur.org Dressed-Up Doggies & Costumed Kitties