House of Raeford Chicken Strips Under Health Alert

January 9, 2017

Food Safety and Inspection Service Issues Public Health Alert For Chicken Strips Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination By Julie Schwartz, fsis.usda.gov On January 7, 2017, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) […]




North Carolina Will Seek to Expand Medicaid

January 7, 2017

By Noelle Talley, Office of the Governor Governor Roy Cooper served notice yesterday that he is seeking federal approval that would allow the state to cover more uninsured North Carolina residents through Medicaid. Cooper, who has […]




NC-based Department Store Seeks Southern Designer

January 5, 2017

Belk Seeks Fashion Designers with Modern. Southern. Style. for 2017 Southern Designer Showcase Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on belk.com in Spring 2018 By Jessica Graham (Belk) and Stacey McCray (LGA) Fashion designers who have a […]




NC Extends Foster Care Services Until Age 21

January 2, 2017

Teens in foster care in North Carolina may continue receiving support services from their 18th to their 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which began January 1, 2017. Said NC Senior Director for Social […]




NC Quarantine Area for the Imported Fire Ant Expanded

December 8, 2016

By Phil Wilson, NCDA &CS Plant Industry Division The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is expanding a quarantine for the imported fire ant for the entire counties of Catawba, Northampton, Rowan and Rutherford, […]




2017 Sundance Film Festival to Include 100+ Films

December 5, 2016

Film Festival Competition and Next Lineup Announced Sundance Institute convenes a full slate of provocative and agenda-setting independent films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with their November 29, 2016, announcement of the 66 […]




NC Agritourism Farms Hosting Fun Holiday Activities

November 30, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016 By Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Farms across the state are opening up to visitors for the holidays, offering choose-and-cut Christmas trees, winter hayrides, visits with Santa and other fun activities. “Agritourism is a […]




Waste-to-BioGas Plant Starts Charlotte NC Operations

November 29, 2016

Edited by Kay Whatley Blue Sphere Corporation, an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) announced November 23, 2016, that the Anaerobic Digestion facility that it has been developing in Charlotte, North Carolina, has received confirmation that Duke Energy […]




NC Symposium Examines Human-Animal Health Connections

November 21, 2016

One Medicine Symposium Returns for 13th Year Dr. Anna Allen, NCDA&CS Emergency Programs Division Veterinarians, physicians and other health professionals will gather in Durham next month to learn more about the intersection of human and animal […]




Fayetteville NC Company Recalls 237,891 Pounds of Pork BBQ

November 17, 2016

Morty Pride Meats, Inc. Recalls Pork Barbeque Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Released by Veronika Medina, fsis.usda.gov Morty Pride Meats, Inc., a Fayetteville, North Carolina establishment, is recalling approximately 237,891 pounds of pork barbeque […]




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