Grocery Chains Aren't Building New Supermarkets Where Most NeededAs part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or expand 1,500 grocery or convenience stores in and around neighborhoods with no supermarkets by 2016. By their own count, they're far short.
USDA Secretary Not Ready To Declare Bird Flu Outbreak OverU.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.
Aspen Foods Recalls Nearly 2 Million Pounds Of ChickenThe 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.
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls Over 200k Pounds Of Deli MeatFast-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
New USDA Label For GMO-Free ProductsThe 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.
Bill Would Create New Labels For GMO FoodsInspired by the popular 'USDA organic' label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.
USDA Decides To Implement Farm Bill ProvisionTexas 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.
Rising Meat Prices Slice Into Diner's BudgetsThe rising cost of meat is hitting consumers and local restaurateurs in the pocket book.
Michelle Obama Proposes Ban On In-School Junk Food MarketingThe Obama administration is proposing new rules that would limit the marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.
Utah Company Recalls 90,000 lbs Of Beef JerkyA 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.
USDA Announces Beef Recall From Fort Worth CompanyThe 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.
Company Recalls Nearly 23K Pounds Of Bacteria-Tainted MeatReser's Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.