35,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled For Plastic ContaminationThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the recall of more than 35,000 pounds of ground beef after a consumer found hard plastic pieces in their meat.
Perdue Foods Recall Chicken Sausage Products, Distributor in MarylandPerdue Foods LLC. is recalling about 2,148 pounds of chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according tothe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
ATF on USDA Fire: 'No Indication of Criminal Activity' At This TimePart of a United States Department of Agriculture Building is torched after a 2-alarm fire brought an entire structure to the ground this morning in Beltsville.
Organization Providing Lunch To Kids During SummerSchool is out, hunger is in. Maryland is teaming up with Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is working to end child hunger, in an effort to feed kids who rely on school for food in the No Kid Hungry campaign.
USDA Administrator Visits Baltimore City SchoolA move in a healthier direction. Monday, an administrator with the USDA made a visit to one of the Baltimore City school properties to see what's being done to promote life-saving eating habits.
Md. Event Touts USDA Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Effort The U.S. Agriculture Department is kicking off a Chesapeake Bay watershed cleanup program with an event in the Baltimore suburb of Cockeysville.
Giant Recalls El Monterey Steak & Cheese TaquitosGiant pulls a popular snack from store shelves.
Baltimore City Students Get Education From The Ground Up At Local FarmBaltimore 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.
Potentially Harmful Snail Found In Port Of BaltimoreAn 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.
USDA Teams Up With Va., Md. Vs. Food Stamp FraudThe federal government is teaming up with Virginia and Maryland to crack down on food stamp fraud.
USDA Sending Food Aid To Sandy VictimsThe Agriculture Department is sending food aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-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.