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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

    PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda. The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from...

    YMCA launches national Healthy Kids initiative

    Pam Abbruzzese limits the amount of candy and other sweets in her home. She wants her two young daughters to make healthy choices and spend their summer taking dance classes, riding their bikes and swinging golf clubs. And when it comes to meal time,...

    USDA says avian flu could spread to Northeast

    Bird flu is ravaging the Midwest, and federal experts say it could spread to the Northeast if birds in the Atlantic flyway become infected with a highly contagious strain. Chief veterinary officer John Clifford of the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

    US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

    Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and they don't require congressional approval....