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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Sukiyaki beef, ginger pork recalled due to possible 'extraneous' metal

    Sukiyaki beef, ginger pork recalled due to possible 'extraneous' metal
    Bell Gardens-based Unibright Foods Inc. is recalling over 48,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat sukiyaki beef and gingered pork products that may be contaminated with “metal extraneous materials,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...
  • Florida strawberry season starts strong

    Florida strawberry season starts strong
    The 2014-15 Florida strawberry season is shaping up as one of the best in years, report Florida strawberry officials, who then go searching for the nearest wood to knock on. "We're all in good spirits," said Kenneth Parker, executive director of the...
  • Newport News grocery store talks in final stretch

    Newport News grocery store talks in final stretch
    The Southeast Community could have a grocery store up and running by the end of the year, if all goes as planned, City Manager Jim Bourey announced Tuesday. The city is now down to one party it wants to work with to open a grocery store – down...
  • Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts get $18 million from USDA

    Projects to help restore the Chesapeake Bay will be getting more than $18 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, part of more than $370 million in competitive conservation grants awarded across the country. The projects include measures to...
  • Plastic pieces found in some ground beef sold at Wegmans, recall issued

    Plastic pieces found in some ground beef sold at Wegmans, recall issued
    A Massachusetts company that supplies Wegmans store brand ground beef has issued a recall after some customers complained the meat contained pieces of plastic. According to a press release issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and...
  • Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood

    Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood
    Never has going off the rails felt so good. Just ask residents of the upper Ocean View Boulevard area, who received a happy surprise last week when county work crews removed several cement K-rails installed five years ago to gird homes against debris...
  • 1.25 billion wings will be consumed Super Bowl Sunday

    1.25 billion wings will be consumed Super Bowl Sunday
    Whether you plan on rooting for the Seattle Seahawks or the New England Patriots on Super Bowl Sunday, one thing that will unite the nation is: chicken wings. According to a National Chicken Council report released Friday, 1.25 billion wings will be...
  • USDA cracks down on poultry industry; West Covina woman sues Foster Farms

    USDA cracks down on poultry industry; West Covina woman sues Foster Farms
    Just as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced plans to crack down on poultry industry food-safety lapses, a West Covina woman is suing Foster Farms, saying she was sickened from eating the company&...
  • Something to crow about: 1.25 billion chicken wings for Super Bowl Sunday

    Something to crow about: 1.25 billion chicken wings for Super Bowl Sunday
    Whether you plan to root for the Seattle Seahawks or the New England Patriots on Super Bowl Sunday, one thing that will unite the nation is chicken wings. According to a National Chicken Council report released Friday, 1.25 billion wings will be...
  • Mortgage sweet mortgage: What to look for in a home loan

    With the New Year upon us, most of us are knee-deep in working through our resolutions and planning for the year ahead. If one of your goals this year involves buying a house, then you have the time-consuming project of sorting through mountains of...
  • Feds promise $30M to fight citrus greening

    Feds promise $30M to fight citrus greening
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to spend $30 million fighting citrus greening, the disease that has decimated Florida's most famous fruit crop. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday in Orlando that the funding will be split between long-...