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2010-12-09 18:37:53

A new National Research Council report finds no scientific basis that more stringent testing of meat purchased through the government's ground beef purchase program and distributed to various federal food and nutrition programs -- including the National School Lunch Program -- would lead to safer meat.

2010-04-30 11:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trucks provide America's agriculture producers with the best service for transporting time-sensitive products from supplier to farm and farm to market, said a study released April 27 by the U.S.

2008-07-30 21:00:29

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 30, 2008) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today responded to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published rule regarding the implementation of the mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.