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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!
  • The snackification of everything

    The snackification of <em>everything</em>
    Symbols matter, which is why it's important to acknowledge that our truest national emblem isn't an eagle or a dollar sign or even a handgun, though each will have its proponents. No, I see a partially unwrapped Twinkie, draped alluringly in cellophane,...

    Outgoing USDA chief economist sees China, foreign data as key

    China will become an even bigger market for U.S. farm goods in coming years but obtaining accurate information on the country's food situation will remain a big challenge, according to U.S. Agriculture Department Chief Economist Joseph Glauber. "There is...

    USDA report says pesticide residues in food nothing to fear

    More than half of food tested by the U.S. government for pesticide residues last year showed detectable levels of pesticides, though most were within levels the government considers to be safe, according to a report issued Friday by the U.S. Department of...

    Thaw in relations with Cuba positive for U.S. agriculture: USDA

    Exports of U.S. agricultural products such as wheat, rice, soybeans and meat products stand to gain from a surprise U.S. move toward repairing relations with Cuba, agriculture industry officials said on Wednesday. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary...