More Than 220,000 Pounds Of Spam Recalled Over Oral InjuriesThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Waco-Based H&B Packing Co. Recalls Boneless Beef ProductsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Sunday that Waco-based H&B Packing Co., Inc. is recalling approximately 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products due to a possible E. coli contamination.
New USDA Food Label Guidelines Aim To Prevent Food WasteThis past week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released food labeling guidelines aimed at reducing the amount of good food that gets thrown out because people think it has gone bad.
New USDA Food Label Guidelines Aim To Prevent Food WasteThis past week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released food labeling guidelines aimed at reducing the amount of good food that gets thrown out because people think it has gone bad.
U.S. Farmers Make Foray Into Quinoa As Demand For Grain GrowsAmericans consume more than half the global production of quinoa, which totaled 37,000 tons in 2012. Yet quinoa fields are so rare in American farming that the total acreage doesn't show on an agricultural census.
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.
Feds To Help Cotton Producers With CostsFederal officials have announced that cotton producers across the country will receive an estimated $300 million as part of a cotton ginning cost-share program.
USDA: Farmers In 6 States Eligible For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says 37 counties in six states are eligible for disaster aid if they lost crops to rain and flooding between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.
USDA To Approve Simplot's Genetically Engineered PotatoThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.
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.