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USDA Secretary Not Ready To Declare Bird Flu Outbreak Over

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he’s not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.

07/20/2015

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Aspen Foods Recalls Nearly 2 Million Pounds Of Chicken

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly two million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.

07/17/2015

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Lee’s Sandwiches Recalls Over 200k Pounds Of Deli Meat

Fast-food restaurant Lee’s Sandwiches has recalled 213,000 pounds of meat because it bore unauthorized United States Department of Agriculture marks of inspection, despite having not been inspected properly

05/26/2015

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New USDA Label For GMO-Free Products

The USDA has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. The certification is the first of its kind.

05/14/2015

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Bill Would Create New Labels For GMO Foods

Inspired by the popular ‘USDA organic’ label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

03/25/2015

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USDA Decides To Implement Farm Bill Provision

Texas cotton producers say they are pleased to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reconsidered its decision about implementing a provision of the farm bill.

10/21/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 27: Pork steaks and chops are displayed at Cal-Mart Grocery on March 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Food prices are on the rise and expected to keep edging up throughout the year as the drought and other factors have impacted the availability and cost of groceries like coffee, milk, limes and pork. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rising Meat Prices Slice Into Diner’s Budgets

The rising cost of meat is hitting consumers and local restaurateurs in the pocket book.

06/04/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 25: First lady Michelle Obama speaks about children eating healthy food in schools during an event in the East Room of the White House, on February 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The First lady highlighted the incredible progress being made in school health environments across the country as part of the fourth anniversary of the 'Let's Move!' program. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Proposes Ban On In-School Junk Food Marketing

The Obama administration is proposing new rules that would limit the marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

02/25/2014

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Utah Company Recalls 90,000 lbs Of Beef Jerky

A Utah company is recalling about 90,000 pounds of beef jerky products that were mislabeled and didn’t list on the packaging the ingredient soy lecithin, an allergen.

02/12/2014

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USDA Announces Beef Recall From Fort Worth Company

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced the recall of nearly 16,000 pounds of beef products from Fort Worth’s PFP Enterprises.

02/04/2014

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Company Recalls Nearly 23K Pounds Of Bacteria-Tainted Meat

Reser’s Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.

10/23/2013

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New Breast Milk Policy Planned For Online Exchange

An online breast milk exchange linked to bacteria contamination says it is changing its policies. Researchers found high amounts of bacteria that could potentially sicken babies in three-fourths of samples they bought from women who advertised on the popular website, Only the Breast.

10/21/2013

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