Department Of Agriculture

Outsourcing Chicken Slaughtering To China Could Come With Safety Risks, Experts SayAt a time when more and more consumers are looking to buy locally grown foods, you may be shocked to find out the road that your chicken will travel to reach your dinner table.
Newtown Victim’s Dream Animal Shelter Set To Become A Reality Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound.
Clock Is Ticking In Fight Against Asian Longhorned BeetlesThe Asian Longhorned Beetle first appeared in New York in 1996. It is believed that it came from China to Brooklyn in packaging material.
Officials Warn North Plainfield Residents Of 'Green Menace' InfestationFederal and state officials are warning some New Jersey residents about an insect infestation that kills ash trees.
Twenty-Five Wild Turkeys From Staten Island Headed For Hudson Valley Animal SanctuaryThe Staten Island Advance reports that the birds will be transported upstate by the same U.S. Department of Agriculture unit that rounded up some of their brethren and sent them to a slaughterhouse last month.
Connecticut Recalls Shellfish From Norwalk, Westport Harvesting SitesThe State of Connecticut on Monday announced a voluntary recall of oysters and clams harvested in Norwalk and Westport, after at least five people got sick.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn 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.
NJ Meat Packer Recalls Spoiled Ground BeefAn Elizabeth company is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of ground beef products after an inspection found them may be spoiled.
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