Maryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.
A federal judge in Baltimore has ruled in favor of a chicken farmer in a pollution lawsuit that had broad implications for the state’s poultry industry.
Testimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.
Environmentalists may be targeting poultry giant Perdue, but they’re doing it by going after one small farm.
Poultry farmers on the Delmarva peninsula say the hot weather is presenting challenges as they produce 11 million chickens a week.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to sign a bill this week that would make Maryland the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.
A new court date has been set for Oct. 9 in a poultry pollution lawsuit filed by a University of Maryland environmental law clinic.
Attorneys in a poultry pollution case filed by a University of Maryland environmental law clinic will try to settle the dispute during a conference in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.
An annual celebration of the Delmarva region’s poultry industry is scheduled to return to Salisbury next year.
The Food and Drug Administration says some chicken meat may contain small amounts of arsenic, though the agency is stressing that the amount is too tiny to be dangerous to people who eat it.
The Sykesville Town Council has approved a code amendment that will allow accredited educational institutions to raise chickens.