The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announced additional food safety requirements for poultry products, which include new preventative measures, re-focused inspection activities that will prevent thousands of illnesses annually and improved coordination on worker safety. 13 more words
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Flowers. Spices. Produce.
It’s just a few of the items found at the Dane County Farmers Market, and its more than 160 vendors set up around the State Capitol building every Saturday. 362 more words
August 3 through 9, 2014, has been declared “National Farmers Market Week” by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. National Farmers Market Week is an annual event started in 2000 to recognize the important role of farmers markets in the agricultural and food economies, as well as their impact on the local economy. 371 more words
I’m getting really tired of corporations trying to avoid regulatory responsibility to the public by going the Citizens United route – trying the “corporations are people” crap out on every issue. 325 more words