Food Banks: USDA Program Helped But More Money Invested In SNAP NeededAnti-hunger advocates say that while they appreciate the delivery of fresh, high-quality food, many more people could be helped if the federal government would increase spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
Seed Packets Containing Invasive, 'Alien' Plant Species From China Could 'Destroy Texas Agriculture'Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China.
Program Aims To Hand Out Fresh Food To Families In Need, Launches Saturday In DallasBoxes of fresh produce and jugs of milk are being made available to pick up at no cost at locations around Dallas Saturday.
USDA Approves Texas State Hemp Plan“This is a victory for Texas farmers," Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said in a statement.
USDA Recalls Walmart's 'Great Value' Sausage Patties Over Salmonella ConcernsThere are concerns about salmonella contamination, now more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties are being recalled.
Poultry Products Sold At Kroger, ALDI Stores Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsIt started with a call for the return of some products in September, now Tip Top Poultry is expanding a recall to include more items, sold at more grocery stores.
Brisket Prices Reach All-Time High As Popularity RisesEconomists believe the increase in brisket prices comes from the rise of its popularity due to easier access through newer technologies in cooking the meat.
62,000 Pounds Of Raw Meat From Aurora Packing Company Recalled Due To E. Coli ConcernsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef that was packaged by the Aurora Packing Company due to E. coli concerns.
Food Recall: Jimmy Dean Sausage Links May Have Metal InsideNearly 30,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links was recalled after five people complained about finding metal in their meat.
More U.S. Beef Recalled Because Of Salmonella FearsJBS Tolleson is now recalling more than 12 million pounds of raw beef that was shipped -- mostly to Kroger stores -- across the country.
Houston-Based Company Recalls Pork Products Due To Listeria ConcernsAuthorities have traced a multi-state listeria outbreak which has hospitalized four people to a Houston-based Vietnamese food manufacturer.
Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
Houston Company Recalls Salad With Chicken ProductsA Houston company has recalled nearly 1,800 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria.
Recall: Ready-To-Eat Salads With Bacon Sold In Texas May Have SalmonellaThe USDA is recalling more than 200 pounds of ready-to-eat salads with bacon sold at 7-Elevens across Texas due to possible Salmonella and Listeria contamination.
Raw Ground Beef Linked To Outbreak Of Salmonella InfectionsA new 16-state Salmonella outbreak that made 57 people sick was likely caused by raw ground beef.