Experts Say Food Safety Is Vital On ThanksgivingExperts want home cooks to remember food safety when preparing their Thanksgiving meals. The USDA said that a few simple steps can help keep everyone safe through the holiday season.
USDA Describes $328M Oil Spill Restoration Plan For GulfThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's focusing conservation programs along the Gulf of Mexico in a $328 million plan to help recovery from the 2010 oil spill.
Bar-S Recalling 372,000 Pounds Of Hot Dog & Corn Dog ProductsThe Bar-S Foods Company of Altus, Oklahoma is recalling nearly 375,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dog products due to possible Listeria contamination.
North Texas Company Recalls Chicken Fried Rice ProductsA Garland company is recalling thousands of pounds of frozen chicken fried rice products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Pilgrims Pride Recalls 4 Million Pounds Of Cooked Chicken ProductsPilgrim's Pride is recalling more than 4 million pounds of its cooked chicken products.
USDA Declines To Pay For Cows, Crops Poisoned By PesticideThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to pay claims filed by two Idaho families who contend its pesticide treatment contaminated their crops and poisoned a cattle herd.
4,500 Chicken Nuggets Recalled For Possible Plastic ContaminationThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a food recall involving "approximately 4,530 pounds of chicken nuggets products" produced for Applegate Farms, by Perdue Foods LLC, according to a statement.
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.