Posts Tagged ‘foreign trade’

Canadian ambassador to ‘Hobnob’ this week

JACKSON — The Canadian ambassador to the United States will be in Mississippi on Wednesday. The Clarion-Ledger reports Gary Doer is a special guest at Wednesday’s Mississippi Hobnob 2012, an annual event hosted by the Mississippi Economic Council, the state’s chamber of commerce. Canadian Consul General Stephen Brereton will also be a special guest. Hundreds […] [...]

Alabama halts sale of imported fish

by Wally Northway Published: November 11,2009

Tags: agriculture, food safety, foreign trade

JACKSON — According to Catfish Farmers of America, the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries has halted the sale of imported Asian catfish and related fish contaminated by banned drugs. The contaminated catfish products tested positive for antibiotic Fluoroquinolones banned for use in fish or other seafood products sold in the United States because of […] [...]

Vilsack meets with Cochran Program alumni

by Wally Northway Published: November 3,2009

Tags: agriculture, federal government, food, foreign trade

SHANGHAI, China — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met recently with alumni of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Cochran Fellowship Program in Shanghai, China. At a sit-down reception with about 15 Cochran Fellows, Vilsack thanked the alumni for their hard work and on selecting a career of vital importance to global trade and development. The […] [...]

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