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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • California company recalls frozen beef, pork that may contain metal

    A Los Angeles-area company is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen beef and pork that may be contaminated with metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Unibright Foods of Bell Gardens is recalling 2.2-pound packages of "Mishima Sukiyaki...
  • Bell Gardens firm recalls more than 48,000 pounds of meat

    A Los Angeles County food provider is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of meat that may contain metal scraps. The recall covers frozen, ready-to-eat sukiyaki beef and gingered pork products from Unibright Foods Inc. of Bell Gardens, the U.S. Department...
  • Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application and other company news

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application Miller-Keystone Blood Center recently announced the launch of iScreen, a secure, private way for donors to complete their donor history questionnaire. Starting January 6,...
  • Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise as price of turkey slips

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A small decline in turkey prices helped hold the increase in the cost of preparing a Thanksgiving meal for 10 to less than 1 percent this year, the country's largest farm group said on Thursday. Ingredients for a typical...
  • 2014 warmest year: California, world set to break records

    2014 warmest year: California, world set to break records
    This year is on track to be the warmest year on record for California¬†— and the entire planet — according to a new report. Temperatures in California for the first 10 months of the year averaged 4.2 degrees above the state's 20th century...
  • Pittsburgh Zoo under investigation over using dogs to herd elephants

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking into the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's use of dogs to herd its African elephants after receiving a complaint from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. "We have video footage [taken at] the...
  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
  • Loan fraud investigation locks up suburban funds in Downers Grove

    Loan fraud investigation locks up suburban funds in Downers Grove
    Suburban officials worry that millions in taxpayer dollars could be lost and are closely following as federal authorities prosecute a case involving alleged fraudulent loans provided to a state investment fund in which dozens of Illinois towns...
  • Newport News in talks to bring grocery store to Southeast Community

    Newport News in talks to bring grocery store to Southeast Community
    City officials are in talks with two grocery store businesses in the hope of convincing at least one to locate to the Southeast Community. "We have in the past year or two contacted every grocery store that would go in the Southeast Community, in...
  • Ode to that second fridge

    Ode to that second fridge
    I love our second fridge. It sits unassumingly in the utility area of our basement, next to the washing machine and dryer. It isn't quite as big as our kitchen fridge and it isn't the flashy stainless steel. But inside, it contains wonders. There's...
  • South Florida activists arrested in monkey-farm protest

    South Florida activists arrested in monkey-farm protest
    Seven animal rights activists from South Florida were arrested over the weekend on a road trip to protest the growing number of facilities in rural Hendry County that breed monkeys for scientific research. They were on a tour organized by South...