Department of Agriculture

Spotted lanternfly
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Paul Kurtz
June 19, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is closely monitoring a spotted lanternfly quarantine that covers the entire Delaware Valley and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. State agriculture secretary Russell Redding says the quarantine has grown as the spotted...
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The Conservators Center
December 31, 2018 - 2:09 pm
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — An intern was cleaning an animal enclosure at a North Carolina wildlife center when a lion escaped from a nearby pen and attacked her, killing the young woman and sending visitors out of the zoo, authorities said. Deputies shot and killed the lion Sunday before retrieving...
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Salmonella from Chicken Sickens People
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October 19, 2018 - 9:41 am
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) -- At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients...
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Jul 21, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Arizona delegates help out to pack food bags at Greater Cleveland Food Bank as a part of Arizona delegation community project during the Republican National Convention.
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Kristen Johanson
October 01, 2018 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Farmers impacted by retaliation tariffs surrounding President Donald Trump's so-called trade war may get a bit of a reprieve from a new strategy, which may also benefit food banks. As part of a three-prong relief package to help farmers, the Department of Agriculture...
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Turkey farm
August 29, 2018 - 7:49 am
By Madison Park, CNN (CNN) -- Don't call it meat if it doesn't come from livestock or poultry, a new Missouri law says. The state law that went into effect Tuesday prohibits food companies from marketing products that are not "derived from harvested production livestock or poultry" as meat. And...
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