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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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Chicken Blamed For Salmonella Outbreak

Health officials urged consumers to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions after an 18-state salmonella outbreak that has made hundreds sick in recent months.

10/09/2013

Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Company Recalls 58,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef

A meat company in California is recalling more than 58,000 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic. The product was shipped to four states, including Texas.

09/20/2013

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Medicare Won’t Pay For Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s Agent

Eli Lilly & Co. says it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials.

07/08/2013

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Plastic Fragments Prompt Frozen Pizza Recalls

Nestle Pizza Co. of Little Chute is recalling four frozen-pizza products that might be contaminated with plastic fragments.

05/03/2013

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More $ For Locally Grown Foods In School Lunch Programs

Texas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2013

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