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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!
  • Has sugar lost its sweet spot? Paraguayan plant upends market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The maker of America's top sugar brand Domino Sugar is launching its first no-calorie "natural" sweetener extracted from the stevia plant in Paraguay, the strongest sign yet that the upstart product is threatening to eat into raw-...

    Courant Carrier Lucian Tercyak

    Courant Carrier Lucian Tercyak
    In his own words: Lucian Tercyak, Boston In New Britain, in 1962, I lived on Brooklawn Street. My Courant route started at the corner of Corbin Avenue and Dover Road and was bounded on the east by Corbin Avenue, on the west by Lincoln Street, on the...

    Infected nurse's quarantined dog may inspire Ebola pet protocols

    WASHINGTON Bentley, the dog owned by Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Nina Pham, is apparently thriving under quarantine being fed, cared for and played with by Dallas workers in full protective gear. In the process, the cute King Charles Spaniel has become...

    Farms angry at Labor Department crackdown on suspected worker abuses

    OAKLAND, Calif. An attempted crackdown on minimum wage and child labor violations at berry farms in the Pacific Northwest has sparked a backlash that threatens one of the U.S. Labor Department's most potent tools for enforcing protections for farmworkers....