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.
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.
Some processors plan on labeling beef containing the meat product known as “pink slime” in hopes that this will restore consumer confidence.
The main producer of ‘pink slime’ and the politicians defending the company will have a hard time persuading consumers to accept the product.
The company that makes “pink slime” suspended operations Monday at three of four plants where the beef ingredient is made, saying officials would work to address recent public concern about the product.
Kroger is dropping “pink slime” from its stores. The big grocery store company said today that it will stop buying ground beef containing “lean finely textured beef,” also known as “pink slime.”
School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed “pink slime.”
Anyone with a Twitter account can now be among the first to know about food recalls with a new service the Department of Agriculture is rolling out.
A Minnesota wholesaler is recalling more than a ton of beef sirloin products because the labels fail to indicate that one ingredient is milk, a possible allergen.
Texas will receive almost $13 million in emergency assistance funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The nation’s top agriculture official is expected to announce more than $300 million in emergency assistance to 33 states and Puerto Rico.
Congress is fighting to keep pizza and french fries on school lunch lines, picking apart an Obama administration proposal to make school lunches healthier.