Agriculture Secretary Announces Goal for Cutting Food Waste
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Agriculture Secretary Announces Goal for Cutting Food Waste

Karen Matthews, ASSOCIATED PRESS     NEW YORK (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced…

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Ex-USDA Official in Settlement Over Supposedly Racist Video
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Ex-USDA Official in Settlement Over Supposedly Racist Video

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Shirley Sherrod, the former Agriculture Department official…

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Recall Alert: 2 Million Pounds of Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Recalled After Consumers Report Illness
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Recall Alert: 2 Million Pounds of Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Recalled After Consumers Report Illness

(AL.com) – Kraft Heinz has issued a recall for more than 2 million pounds of…

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AG Secretary: Smartphones Could Tell Buyers What’s in Food
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AG Secretary: Smartphones Could Tell Buyers What’s in Food

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of…

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Studies May Shed Light on Food-Stamp Purchases
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Studies May Shed Light on Food-Stamp Purchases

Jonathan Ellis, USA TODAY   WASHINGTON (USA Today)—The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected to…

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USDA to Cut Off Farm Subsidies to City Slickers
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USDA to Cut Off Farm Subsidies to City Slickers

  (Politico) – The Agriculture Department is getting ready to tell a lot of people…

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Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps
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Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen million children were on food stamps…

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China Moves to Accept Imports of All US Apple Varieties
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China Moves to Accept Imports of All US Apple Varieties

NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — For the first time, all varieties…

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Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion in Discrimination Case
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Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion in Discrimination Case

John Boyd led fight for Black farmers By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)…

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Raising a Child Costs $241,080, Says USDA Report
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Raising a Child Costs $241,080, Says USDA Report

[Des Moines Register] Parents will spend $241,080 to raise a child born in 2012, according…

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