USDA Implements 'Trap-Vaccinate-Release' Strategy For Raccoons In Cape Cod To Curb Spread Of RabiesAfter a sick raccoon became the Cape's first non-bat rabies case reported in over eight years, the USDA has implemented a strategy to capture and vaccinate raccoons in the area.
USDA Identifies Some Of Mysterious Seeds Sent To U.S. From ChinaResidents in Massachusetts were among those around the country receiving unsolicited seeds in the mail from China.
400 Packages Of Unsolicited Seeds From China Reported In MassachusettsMassachusetts residents have reported receiving about 400 packages of unsolicited seeds as part of unsolicited deliveries reported nationwide from China.
Americans Warned Not To Plant 'Suspicious, Unsolicited' Seeds Arriving In Mail From ChinaHave you received seeds in the mail that you didn't order? Don't plant them, the government says.
USDA Recalls Ground Beef From Ontario, Canada For Possible E. ColiThe USDA has issued a recall for ground beef imported from Ontario, Canada that may be contaminated with E. Coli.
Centro: USDA Offers Important Food Safety Tips For The HolidaysWBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks via satellite about food safety for the holidays with USDA Spokesperson Janice Lopez-Muñoz.
4.5 Million Pounds Of Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Being RecalledPilgrim's Pride Corp. is recalling about 4,568,080 pounds of chicken products after consumers and meat inspectors found plastic, wood, rubber, and metal inside some of the chicken.
Potential Salmonella Contamination Prompts Barber Foods RecallBarber Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of frozen chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
S'Mores No More? USDA Pushes Healthy AlternativeThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has published it's alternative recipe to s'mores.
UNH Uses Dishes To Promote Healthy Eating They may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options.
Average Cost To Raise Child In The Northeast: $277,000The national average of what it costs for a middle income home with two parents to raise one child is $241,080.
Sticky Situation: V.T. Considers New Grading Standards For Maple SyrupIn a state that has a long history of maple syrup production and fiercely protects the purity of its brand, Vermont producers are proud of their "fancy," ''grade A dark amber" and "grade B" syrup.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
USDA Awards Mass. $1 Million For Areas Affected By BeetlesCentral Massachusetts communities will be receiving $1 million in federal funds to replant trees in areas affected by Asian Longhorn Beetle infestations.