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Wattie's Canned Spaghetti Recall [US]

US/Washington: Kiwi Care recalls an estimated 90 pounds of Wattie’s brand Canned Spaghetti due to suspected failure to present at the US point of entry for inspection and was received from a New Zealand establishment that was not eligible to export product to the US, both serious health hazards. 337 more words

Food & Drink

Taking Stock and Moving Forward with the GMO Labeling Bill

In July President Obama signed the bill S.764, establishing the first GMO disclosure standard for food in the US. The bill requires that the Secretary of Agriculture establish a national disclosure standard for bioengineered foods. 909 more words

What Is Organic

After 100 Years, Georgia's Initial Soil Survey Completed

By Ron Morton and Steve Lawrence, Natural Sources Conservation Service, Georgia Soil researchers from over the southeastern region from the U.S. joined together lately in Macon, Georgia to celebrate what’s absorbed a century to accomplish – the first phase from the soil survey of Georgia. 668 more words

Farming

FDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabetes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind “artificial pancreas,” a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed. 487 more words

National / World

RFG Canada Meat and Poultry Pizza Recall [US]

US/Washington: RFG Canada Inc. recalls an estimated 1,250 pounds of Meat and Poultry Pizzas due to suspected failure to present to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, a serious health hazard. 347 more words

Food & Drink

Why Do Politics Matter?

Most of us have been frustrated by politics, especially this election season.  Regardless of how irritated we may be, a recent trip to Washington D.C. with a group of… 431 more words

Working Mom