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.
Annual Report Sheds Light On Pesticide Levels In Popular Fruits And VegetablesA 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.
New Nutrition Labels Would Highlight Calories And SugarThose "Nutrition Facts'' labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
NJ Slaughterhouse Shut Down For Inhumane Treatment; Company Launches InvestigationThe 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.
Federal Sharpshooters To Help Control Deer Population On L.I.'s East EndAs 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.
Schumer: Chicken Slaughtered, Raised In China Could Pose Major RiskChicken from China has officials on alert, including U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)
Exclusive: Bad News For Trees -- The Asian Long-Horned Beetle Is BackThey 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.
Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary DrinksThe 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.
Plastic Fragments Prompt Recalls Of Frozen DiGiorno, CPK PizzasNestle Pizza Co. is recalling four frozen-pizza products that might be contaminated with plastic fragments.
Farm Rich Products Recalled Over E. Coli FearsThe 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.
N.J. Communities Stringing Up Carcasses To Keep Troublesome Vultures AwayNew 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.
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.