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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

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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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Meat Inspector Furloughs A Bad Recipe For Local Meat Packers

A Fort Worth chili company is worried furloughs of meat safety inspectors due to federal budget cuts could be a recipe for a loss of sales.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

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North Texas Company Recalls Thousands Of Pounds Of Enchiladas

More than 11,000 pounds of frozen chicken enchiladas made by a company in McKinney are being recalled.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Grilling Guidelines For Safe Memorial Day Meals

Many families across North Texas will be grilling on Memorial Day, but it needs to be done safely. Check out the latest USDA temperature guidelines for cooking meat.

05/28/2012

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Hunger In Texas The Topic For State Lawmakers

Researchers and lawmakers refer to it as Food Insecurity or availability of food in areas and one’s access to it. In Austin today lawmakers are trying to break down why there are food shortages across the state and find ways to solve the problem.

05/22/2012

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Trinity River Basin In New Water Quality Initiative

The Trinity River Basin is to be included in a national water quality initiative launched to improve impaired watersheds. The Trinity River Basin is the state’s most polluted river basin.

05/17/2012

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