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Daily Radio Newsline
from 05/03/2012
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UPDATE ON BSE INVESTIGATION
USDA's Chief Veterinary Officer provides the latest information in the investigation of a case of BSE announced last week. (Rod Bain and Dr. John Clifford) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 APHIS

UPDATE ON BSE INVESTIGATION
USDA's Chief Veterinary Officer provides the latest information in the investigation of a case of BSE announced last week. (Rod Bain and Dr. John Clifford) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 APHIS

ACTUALITY: ON INTERLOCKING BSE SAFEGUARDS
USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford explains the system of safeguards that have been in place to detect cases of BSE in cows and to keep infected product out of the food supply. 
RBAIN 00:00:37 APHIS

IMPLICATIONS OF LONGER TRADING HOURS ON USDA REPORTS UNCLEAR
Officials in charge of producing the many market sensitive USDA reports are carefully studying the issues involved with proposed extended market trading hours and how it might, or might not, affect the release times of those reports. (Gary Crawford and Lance Honig) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:58 NASS

IMPROVING SUPERMARKET RECORD KEEPING ON SOURCES OF MEAT
Grocery stores may soon be required to keep better records of where ground meat components came from. (Susan Carter and Elisabeth Hagen, USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety) 
SCARTER 00:00:55 FSIS

ACTUALITY: REASON FOR UPDATING TESTING PROCESS OF MEAT
Elisabeth Hagen, USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety gives the objective for developing updated policies to test meat earlier for E. coli. 
SCARTER 00:00:14 FSIS

ACTUALITY: SAMPLE NUMBERS OF ANNUALLY TESTED MEAT FOR E. COLI
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Assistant Administrator Daniel Engeljohn gives insight into the number of meat samples tested every year for the presence of E. coli. and the percentage that test positive. 
SCARTER 00:00:37 FSIS

AMERICANS SPENDING LESS MONEY EATING OUT, MORE EATING AT HOME
The share of our food dollars going to supermarkets compared to restaurants is changing. (Gary Crawford and Ricky Volpe) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:56 ERS

TV #18 AG SEC WEEKLY ADDRESS – A HAND UP FOR HOMEOWNERS
This week's message from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addresses efforts by the USDA to help qualifying rural homeowners keep their homes by lowering their mortgage payments. 
SCARTER 00:01:41 SEC