U.S. Department of Agriculture

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., flanked by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., left, and Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., talks to reporters.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The House has passed a Democratic measure to reopen the government through Feb. 8 and provide $14 billion in emergency spending for recent hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. The bill was...
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U.S. Capitol dome
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
January 08, 2019 - 7:51 am
By Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- Millions of low-income Americans could have a harder time affording food if the partial government shutdown continues into February. Funding for food stamps, school lunches and nutrition for pregnant women and young children is expected to run out next month if the...
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The Conservators Center
WTVD/ABC11 via AP
December 30, 2018 - 8:53 pm
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A lion killed a young worker at a wildlife conservatory Sunday after it got loose from a locked space, the center said. Alexandra Black, 22, of New Palestine, Indiana, was killed Sunday after being attacked by the lion in an enclosure that was being cleaned at the...
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Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
December 20, 2018 - 10:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is setting out to do what this year's farm bill didn't: tighten work requirements for millions of Americans who receive federal food assistance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday proposed a rule that would restrict the ability of states to...
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She's 33 and the future of the butter business
CNN
November 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
By Channon Hodge (CNN) -- Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter. About 700 pounds of it every week. While she and her assistant pack up golden bricks of butter, they can stare out at...
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Salad recall
United States Department of Agriculture
Eric Walter
October 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California-based grocery store supplier is recalling about 940 pounds of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria bacteria. The salads, each containing chicken,...
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ground beef
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September 20, 2018 - 10:37 am
UPDATED: Sept. 26, 12:20 p.m. By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) -- Cargill Meat Solutions issued a recall of 32,606 pounds of ground meat due to a deadly e. coli outbreak, the US Department of Agriculture said Wednesday . Eighteen people have become sick with e. coli illness linked to this meat. One...
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chicken tenders
Eric Walter
June 11, 2018 - 12:18 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Friday that Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products because the breading may be contaminated with bits of blue and clear soft plastic. The frozen product, labeled “...
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