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1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service today released its Salmonella Action Plan that outlines the steps it will take to address the most pressing problem it faces-- Salmonella in meat and poultry products.
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5 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks
Bakery manufacturers have lots of opportunities to invest in R&D in 2014 using savings made from lower wheat prices, says analyst Strong global wheat stocks and weaker prices have given bakers breathing space to innovate and manufacturers should continue investing in R&D in 2014 too, a commodities analyst says.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Hound & Gatos Pet Foods Corporation announces their inclusion in the "2014 List of Trusted Pet Foods."
8 hrs ago | Evening Sun
In this Nov. 21, 2013 photo, Earl Hafner talks about growing vegetables in his aquaponics greenhouse on his farm, near Panora, Iowa.
13 hrs ago | WGBH
Sticker shock in the dairy aisle? Milk prices could spike big time in 2014 if Congress fails to reach a deal on a new farm bill.
Pairing omega-3 supplements with a diet rich in dark green vegetables may boost omega-3 levels in red blood cells, suggests new data that raises 'an intriguing and unexpected hypothesis'.
Kids around the country are heading for school. For parents, now is the time to think about providing nutritious meals in kids' lunch boxes and on the kitchen table keeping them energized and focused throughout the day, and above all else, healthy.
There is a simple reason why Washington outsiders care about the farm bill. Farms grow food, and everyone eats, usually three times a day.
The dead mouse, left, is laced with acetaminophen, and attached to a piece of cardboard that in turn is attached to a streamer.
This is Monday's report of the grain prices and trends, prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
China, one of the world's largest corn importers, is likely to reject more U.S. shipments of the grain after they were found to contain a genetically modified variety not approved by Beijing, traders said.
The USDA's Biosecurity For Birds Campaign is inviting backyard poultry owners and other bird enthusiasts to compete for bragging rights by entering the Cutest Birds Photo Contest.
A long-anticipated $200 million ethanol plant that will turn grasses grown on North Carolina hog farms into motor fuel will go ahead, Gov. Pat McCrory's office said Monday.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced that Minnesota is one of 71 projects spanning 42 states to receive support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm to School Program.
Trap: Dan Vice, a Wildlife Services biologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, yesterday holds one of the brown tree snake traps that can be seen along fences around Guam.
Soybean futures gave up early gains and closed lower. The pressure was mostly from the profit-taking right before the Thanksgiving.