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Court dismisses animal welfare records lawsuit

A coalition of animal rights groups were dealt a set back this week in their pursuit of seeking to force the US Department of Agriculture to place animal welfare records back on the agency’s website that were removed in February. 202 more words

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Cumberland Farms Recalls Chicken Caesar Salad

(WTNH) — The United States Department of Agriculture is recalling 1,719 pounds of chicken Caesar salad products due to mis-branding.

The 9.95 oz plastic salad bowls containing, “Cumberland Farms Chicken Caesar Salad with Romaine lettuce, roasted chicken, Parmesan cheese, bacon, multi-grain croutons and creamy Caesar dressing” with a use-by date of August 16, 2017 have been incorrectly labeled as gluten-free. 60 more words

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News release from USDA: Missa Bay, LLC Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,719 pounds of chicken caesar salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Published at: August 16, 2017 at 02:30AM… 19 more words

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USDA Announces $400,000 to Support Ag Science Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced availability of $400,000 through a new competition to help university researchers bring their discoveries to the marketplace. 302 more words

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News release from USDA: Make Food Safety a Priority This Fall

During the busy fall season, whether you’re preparing a packed lunch for your child, a weeknight dinner for the family, or a tailgate feast for the whole crew, make sure you prevent foodborne illness by following USDA’s four steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill. 23 more words

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U.S. cranberry growers to seek volume control

The Cranberry Marketing Committee has voted to petition the USDA to order production cutbacks for the 2017 and 2018 harvests.

The U.S. cranberry industry will ask the USDA to order farmers and processors to cut production for the 2017 and 2018 harvests, forcing growers to take a short-term hit, but with the hope that prices will rebound in the long run. 13 more words

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Report Doesn't Show Good Results for Crop Conditions

IOWA  —  Farmers still aren’t getting very good news from the USDA about the condition of their crops.

The latest report from the fields has a big downgrade in condition for our state’s two biggest crops. 39 more words

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