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Giant Recalls El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos

Giant pulls a popular snack from store shelves.

02/19/2014

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Baltimore City Students Get Education From The Ground Up At Local Farm

Baltimore City school students take a field trip that could change the rest of their lives. The USDA visits students at a working farm, where they are literally getting an education from the ground up.

05/01/2013

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Potentially Harmful Snail Found In Port Of Baltimore

An alarming first for the Port of Baltimore. The USDA confirms a pest known as the succinea costaricana was discovered March 27 on the exterior of a shipping container from Guatemala.

04/03/2013

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USDA Teams Up With Va., Md. Vs. Food Stamp Fraud

The federal government is teaming up with Virginia and Maryland to crack down on food stamp fraud.

03/20/2013

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USDA Sending Food Aid To Sandy Victims

The Agriculture Department is sending food aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Food Distributor Recalls Its Corn Chowder Soup Sold In Md.

An Indiana-based food distributor is recalling its corn chowder soup after two customers complained of finding pieces of a marker pen in the cans.

07/13/2012

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Food Company Recalls Lasagna Products Sold In Md.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a recall of an Illinois-based food company’s lasagna products that contain egg and soy– allergens that were not mentioned on product labels.

06/06/2012

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USDA Changes Standards For School Lunches To Encourage Healthy Eating

Sweeping changes are on the way for school lunches. For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government changes what students eat at school.

01/26/2012

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U.S. Survey Helps Shed Light On Forest-Damaging Bug

Triangular, purple kite-like contraptions placed in trees across the country are helping state and federal agriculture officials learn more about a deadly beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the United States and Canada and threatens countless more.

12/23/2011

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CBF: New USDA Standards To Help Farmers, Waterways

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says new federal agriculture recommendations for fertilizer and manure application will lead to better water quality in rivers and streams while also helping farmers increase profits.

12/14/2011

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