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.
It’s used as filler in low-grade ground beef. In fact, it looks like ground beef but comes from slaughterhouse trimmings. You’ve probably had some if you’ve ever eaten a bargain burger.
Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. of Dakota City, Neb., recalled 10-pound chubs of chuck fine ground beef 80/20, packed in cases containing eight chubs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture rejected a waiver request that would have allowed the city to implement the plan. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said his administration was disappointed by the feds’ decision.
First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.