The Asian Longhorned Beetle first appeared in New York in 1996. It is believed that it came from China to Brooklyn in packaging material.
A report released by a Washington D.C. watch group aimed at helping consumers make better decisions in the grocery aisle may have tarnished the apple’s healthy reputation.
Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday suspended slaughtering operations at Catelli Brothers in Shrewsbury after determining the video documented two instances of inhumane treatment of animals that were to be slaughtered.
As many as 3,000 deer will be killed during the hunt, which begins in February. Officials said the overpopulation has been blamed for the spread of Lyme disease, damage to crops and car accidents.
Chicken from China has officials on alert, including U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)
They are pests that we thought were under control. Now, for the first time in five years, there’s a new infestation of the Asian long-horned beetle.
The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.
Nestle Pizza Co. is recalling four frozen-pizza products that might be contaminated with plastic fragments.
The recall, announced Thursday, also includes the company’s Farm Rich Mini Pizza Slices, Farm Rich Philly Cheese Steaks, Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites, and Market Day Mozzarella Bites.
New Jersey communities from one of the state to the other have had it with vultures, and have strung up vulture carcasses this winter to drive away flocks of the damaging birds.
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.
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.
If you’ve ever paid for a piece of Kobe beef, you know the steak is expensive. But are you getting what you paid for?
The state Agriculture Department has notified school districts it will only offer beef without the ammonia-treated filler, as per federal directives.