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USDA Rules That ‘Pink Slime’ Can Officially Be Called Ground Beef
A processed meat product pejoratively termed "pink slime" has been officially reclassified as "ground beef" by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Formally known as Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB), ...
February 15, 2019
Jimmy Dean Sausage Products Recall Issued, Products May Contain Pieces of Metal
A recall of 29,028 Jimmy Dean pork and poultry sausage products was issued on Dec. 10, after consumers ...
December 11, 2018
Nearly 250 Fall Ill From Salmonella as Raw Beef Recall Expands to 12 Million Pounds
A beef recall that started in early October has expanded to 12 million pounds as federal officials warned ...
December 4, 2018
USDA Terminates Chinese-Owned Smithfield Farm Aid Contract
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture terminated a $240,000 purchase contract with Chinese-owned Smithfield Foods that had been awarded ...
November 16, 2018
U.S. Agriculture Chief Says Canada Must Make Concessions on Dairy Policy for NAFTA Deal
Canada must end its low-price milk proteins policy to reach a U.S.–Canadian deal to update the North American ...
September 9, 2018
Cargill Recalls 25,000 lbs of Possibly Contaminated Beef
A Cargill Meat Solutions plant in Colorado is recalling more than 25,000 pounds (11,300 kg) of ground beef ...
August 26, 2018
Wildlife Protection or Persecution?
The goldfish and koi started surrendering to the surface around Halloween. Bass, crappie, catfish and the distinctive sunfish/bluegill ...
January 16, 2018
USDA Approves Release of GM Moths in New York
A precedent-setting release of genetically engineered insects could soon take place in Geneva, New York. On July 6, ...
July 20, 2017
GMO 2.0: A New Kind of Modified Food Escapes Regulation
A new kind of GMO is going by different names, and largely escaping regulation as it enters grocery ...
May 4, 2017
Understanding the Whole Cost of Cheap Milk
It's a 'get big or get out' economy for dairy farmers in America. It is a trend that ...
August 6, 2016
Are Added Sugars Dangerous?
The science linking sugar to health is very new.
May 26, 2016
America’s Largest Chicken Producer Recalls 4.5 Million Pounds of Meat
The largest chicken producer in the United States has recalled millions of pounds of cooked chicken product. Pilgrim's ...
April 27, 2016
More Poor Are Getting to Eat Healthy, Thanks to Food Stamps
More food stamp recipients are buying fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets than ever before, according to ...
July 1, 2015
Eating Whole Grains Is Good for You—but What Exactly Is a Whole Grain?
Varying standards and definitions leave the consumer confused; here's what you need to know to understand the differences.
June 29, 2015
Local Farming Can Feed Most of America, Says New Study
A new study makes the case for us to source more food from local farms.
June 18, 2015
Americans Are More Bothered With Leaving the Lights on Than Wasting Food, Study Says
A new Johns Hopkins University study is the first national survey ever conducted on how the public views ...
June 17, 2015
Picky Eaters Are the Reason There Is No Organic Pork in the Supermarket
Organic groceries are all the rage, so why isn't there enough organic pork to meet current consumer demands?
June 1, 2015
The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes
Scientific research has discovered a link between eating habits and macular degeneration (AMD), a common eye disease.
May 21, 2015
Should Consumers Have the Right to Know Where Their Meat Comes From?
A trade dispute between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada may have a lasting effect on grocery shoppers.
May 19, 2015
American Consumers Cynical About ‘Organic’ Food Label
A recent market survey reveals what U.S. consumers really think about goods with the organic label.
May 18, 2015
The USDA Just Approved a New Non-GMO Label, but That Doesn’t Mean Much
The label indicates the federal government verified that the product doesn't contain GMOs, but what does that really ...
May 18, 2015
Forget Tech Jobs, the Future Is in Agriculture
The agriculture and food sectors are teeming with opportunities for young college graduates, says the federal government.
May 12, 2015
Here’s What US Animal Parts Some Countries Ban
Mexico forbids U.S. exports of “pork carcasses (whole or split) with feet attached,” while Japan lets in pork ...
April 30, 2015
US Chicken Trade to China Catches the Flu
After avian flu broke out among some U.S. commercial poultry flocks in January, China has imposed a total ...
April 28, 2015
Chipotle Goes GMO-Free, the First Major Chain to Do So
Chipotle had served genetically-modified corn and used such corn to make their flour tortillas. It also used genetically-modified ...
April 27, 2015
US Organic Food Industry Is Celebrating Success, but Is That What the Numbers Say?
Organic food sales are growing year to year, the issue is how quickly.
April 17, 2015
Legislation and Petitions Greet Shocking Meat Research Expose
Who knew? The government uses our tax dollars to help the meat industry get more CPC ...
February 6, 2015
Second Federal Jury Says Roundup Contributes to Causing Cancer
Border Agents Snag Over 400 Illegals In Span of 5 Minutes
Man Raises Over $250,000 for Political Campaigns, Immigrant Families, and Keeps It for Himself, Feds Say
President Trump Donates Paycheck to Department of Homeland Security
Biden Tells Supporters He Plans to Run for President
New Zealand Holds First Funerals for Mosque Shooting Victims
The Associated Press
Mozambique Mourns as Cyclone Idai’s Toll Rises Above 300
The Associated Press
Seeking to End Suffering by Ending Energy Poverty
Trump and Bolsonaro Pledge ‘Historic Remaking’ of US–Brazil Relations
Supreme Court to Consider State Prosecution of Illegal Immigrant Identity Theft