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USDA not likely to investigate death of cows at UI

By Ali Braboy

September 17, 2015


Filed under News

A recent standard inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture revealed five cows died at the University due to complications from surgery. Lyndsay Cole, spokeswoman for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, said there does not appear to be an open investigation at this time....

UI to implement changes following deaths of cows

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015


Filed under News

The University is under fire from research watchdog group Stop Animal Exploitation Now, or SAEN, for the deaths of five cows on campus.In a news advisory sent Monday, SAEN reported it filed a complaint with the United States Department of Agriculture against the University. According to the USDA, it wi...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI

By Abigale Svoboda

September 9, 2015


Filed under News

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will visit campus Thursday to talk about the University’s role in agriculture and international food security.Prior to his lecture, Vilsack will visit an energy farm with University faculty and will attend a post-lecture reception, said Rachael Dubinsky, U.S...

Tea steeped in health benefits

By Susan Szuch

December 8, 2014


Filed under Life & Culture

While coffee and energy drinks may tend to prevail as drinks of choice during finals cram sessions, students shouldn’t overlook tea as an option. The drink, in many capacities, has an array of benefits, and Natural Gourmet at 2225 S. Neil St. in Champaign, and the Common Ground Food Cooperative at...