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USDA recalls over 245K pounds of frozen chicken strip products

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that ConAgra Brands Inc. is recalling approximately 245,366 pounds of frozen chicken strip products due to possible contamination with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of plastic.According to an announcement Saturday on the Food Safety and Inspection... Read More.

Why the USDA might ban chocolate milk from school cafeterias

(NEW YORK) -- A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture could eliminate flavored milk from school cafeterias.The agency opened a comment request in February for feedback on its proposal to revise long-term school nutrition standards, which includes less added sugars in school... Read More.

USDA expands Pandemic Assistance for Producers programs

Pennsylvania – The USDA is expanding the scope of its programs to assist producers hurt by the Covid-19 pandemic.Current programs are expanding and being beefed up, plus new programs are also being added for some farmers. It's Pandemic Assistance for Producers, also known as... Read More.