**The National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife released an environmental impact statement on options to restore grizzlies in the North Cascades of Washington state.

The agencies say the last grizzly sighting in the North Cascades was in 1996.

U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse of Washington says farmers are worried and the Interior Department is shutting out his constituents’ voices.

The NCBA and Public Lands Council have “condemned” the plan.

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**The USDA, the FDA, and the CDC announced the detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in cattle, primarily older cows in Texas, Kansas, and New Mexico.

It’s the first time Bird Flu has been found in dairy cattle and only the second time the virus has been detected in a ruminant animal.

The commercial milk supply remains safe due to the federal animal health requirements and pasteurization.

More tests are being conducted.

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**Prop 12 is already raising the price of pork in California after going into effect last summer.

Data from the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist shows pork sales have dropped across the state.

The OCE found prices for pork products affected by Prop 12, including loins, ribs, and bellies, have averaged 20% higher in California than before July 1st when the initiative was partially implemented.

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