WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives today narrowly passed a Farm Bill that does not include nutrition programs, although the vote is unlikely to result in meaningful action towards a five-year Farm Bill.
AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market, Kroger Co. and Roundy's have recalled cheese from Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company after a listeria outbreak that has resulted in five illnesses and one death.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has approved for the first time a third-party certification label that claims a meat product is free of genetically modified organisms.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The inspiration for Local Choice Produce Market — a new venture here that strives to only sell local products — started with cofounders Don and Georganne Sader’s experience living in Italy.
SAN DIEGO — United Fresh industry leaders feel that certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act will negatively impact many produce operations without clear benefit, they said at the United Fresh conference here.
WASHINGTON — The American Meat Institute opposes the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new country-of-origin labeling rule and the speedy finalization of the rule is “nonsense,” AMI’s general counsel said in a media call today.