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Business Insider
We talked to a Harvard geneticist who thinks this unlikely ingredient could end one of the longest-raging food wars once and for alland dozens of other experts call misguided, once and for all. "It's a beautifu
We talked to a Harvard geneticist who thinks this unlikely ingredient could end one of the longest-raging food wars once and for all
Business Insider / Posted 12 hours ago
and dozens of other experts call misguided, once and for all. "It's a beautiful thing," Church told Business Insider. The US Department of Agriculture seems to agree. It has already moved two crops made with Crispr — a type of mushroom and a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How the humble kumara is taking over the worldjust baked or mashed - demand has slowed. Consumption was 51.6kg per person las
How the humble kumara is taking over the world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
just baked or mashed - demand has slowed. Consumption was 51.6kg per person last year, down from 56.8kg a decade ago, the US Department of Agriculture estimates. Sweet potatoes are catching on and growers are marketing them as a year-round... Read more
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iol.co.za
The slow rise of the sweet potatohas slowed. Consumption was 113.7 pounds (51.6 kilograms) per person last year,
The slow rise of the sweet potato
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
has slowed. Consumption was 113.7 pounds (51.6 kilograms) per person last year, down from 125.4 pounds a decade ago, the US Department of Agriculture estimates. Meanwhile, sweet potatoes are catching on and growers are marketing them as a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Board of Regents approves tightened review of top executives outside activities, salary increases for chancellors14 percent of the students asked to participate — had very low food security, d
UC Board of Regents approves tightened review of top executives outside activities, salary increases for chancellors
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
14 percent of the students asked to participate — had very low food security, defined as ‘periodic reduced food intake’ by US Department of Agriculture, while 23 percent had low food security, or “reduced quality, variety, or desirability of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Board of Regents revises senior managment personnel policy14 percent of the students asked to participate — had very low food security, d
UC Board of Regents revises senior managment personnel policy
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
14 percent of the students asked to participate — had very low food security, defined as ‘periodic reduced food intake’ by US Department of Agriculture, while 23 percent had low food security, or “reduced quality, variety, or desirability of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choicesVilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has sp
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
Vilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has spent the past eight years as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture—the country cousin of presidential cabinet positions. He's a solid centrist Democratfrom Iowa,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choicesVilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has sp
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
Vilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has spent the past eight years as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture—the country cousin of presidential cabinet positions. He's a solid centrist Democratfrom Iowa,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choicesVilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has sp
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Vilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has spent the past eight years as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture—the country cousin of presidential cabinet positions. He's a solid centrist Democratfrom Iowa,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choicesVilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has sp
What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Vilsack is a trendy guy—but only if by "trendy," you mean "normcore." He has spent the past eight years as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture—the country cousin of presidential cabinet positions. He's a solid centrist Democratfrom Iowa,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Thursday, July 21Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
Thursday, July 21
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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Canberra Times
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula pushdata from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third large
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula push
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
data from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third largest whole milk powder exporter, according to US Department of Agriculture data. Australia produces at least 70,000 tonnes of formula a year, according to Dairy Australia... Read more
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The Age
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula pushdata from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third large
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula push
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
data from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third largest whole milk powder exporter, according to US Department of Agriculture data. Australia produces at least 70,000 tonnes of formula a year, according to Dairy Australia... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula pushdata from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third large
China's infants in Gina Rinehart's sights in baby formula push
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
data from Dairy Australia, an industry researcher. Australia is the third largest whole milk powder exporter, according to US Department of Agriculture data. Australia produces at least 70,000 tonnes of formula a year, according to Dairy Australia... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
5-old girl found safeCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
5-old girl found safe
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man with down syndrome sworn in as officer for the dayCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
Man with down syndrome sworn in as officer for the day
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LMPD wives sending homemade gifts to each officerCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
LMPD wives sending homemade gifts to each officer
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Owensboro Dust Bowl Hosts Kid's DayCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
Owensboro Dust Bowl Hosts Kid's Day
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
5-old girl reported missing in Fern CreekCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
5-old girl reported missing in Fern Creek
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Charlestown refuge faces 118 alleged animal welfare violationsCharlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible clos
Charlestown refuge faces 118 alleged animal welfare violations
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a 24-page complaint filed by the US Department of Agriculture. A Charlestown animal refuge faces more than $1 million in fines and possible closure after a... Read more
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DNA Info
Turtles Take Over JFK Runways for Annual Mating Ritualturtles are collected by wildlife specialists who work for the Port Authority o
Turtles Take Over JFK Runways for Annual Mating Ritual
DNA Info / Posted 5 days ago
turtles are collected by wildlife specialists who work for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the US Department of Agriculture, who round up the shelled slowpokes. They mark their shells with numbers, measure them, and... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA maize prices could fall in 2017The US Department of Agriculture expects 2016/2017 corn production almost to do
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
The US Department of Agriculture expects 2016/2017 corn production almost to double to 13.0 million tons following the anticipated improvement in conditions associated with a La Nina weather pattern. Prices are seen falling next year after the... Read more
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Boston Globe
With new flavors, Dunkin’ Donuts again targets China, after two failed attemptswith nearly 1.4 billion people. Coffee consumption in China has nearly tripled
With new flavors, Dunkin’ Donuts again targets China, after two failed attempts
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
with nearly 1.4 billion people. Coffee consumption in China has nearly tripled in the past four years, according to the US Department of Agriculture. And yet the country still lacks a prolific coffee culture. Customers often opt for frothy milk... Read more
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Boston Globe
Milton youngster tackles the bee crisis, one of the largest North American nonprofits focused on the decline. The Agr
Milton youngster tackles the bee crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
, one of the largest North American nonprofits focused on the decline. The Agricultural Research Service at the US Department of Agriculture estimates that these insects play a role in producing about one-third of all food Americans eat,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Historic Breakthrough for Namibian Beef to U.S. Marketsof finalising the trade licence with the regulatory body in China before export
Historic Breakthrough for Namibian Beef to U.S. Markets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
of finalising the trade licence with the regulatory body in China before exports to that Asian country can commence. The US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service yesterday confirmed the eligibility of Namibia to export meat... Read more
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Alaska Public
Department of Agriculture grants thousands in funding to AK telemedicine programsThree telemedicine programs in Alaska are receiving $900 thousand in new fundin
Department of Agriculture grants thousands in funding to AK telemedicine programs
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Three telemedicine programs in Alaska are receiving $900 thousand in new funding from the US Department of Agriculture. Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the awards Thursday morning. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture (Wikicommons photo) The... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, July 14, 2016Alaska Public Media – Anchorage Three telemedicine programs in Alaska are rece
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Alaska Public Media – Anchorage Three telemedicine programs in Alaska are receiving $900 thousand in new funding from the US Department of Agriculture. Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the awards Thursday morning. Chilkoot Tribe celebrates lands... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian growers excited as cotton price surgesin Texas, with warmer conditions forecast, they're looking for some rain," Mr L
Australian growers excited as cotton price surges
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
in Texas, with warmer conditions forecast, they're looking for some rain," Mr Leeson said. "And then overnight we had the US Department of Agriculture monthly supply and demand update and [that] played havoc with a few of the numbers, specifically... Read more
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Wired News
QR Codes for GMO Labeling Could Actually Be a Great Idea. Couldoversimplifies the issue. In fact, one of the points of contention in the bill
QR Codes for GMO Labeling Could Actually Be a Great Idea. Could
Wired News / Posted 11 days ago
oversimplifies the issue. In fact, one of the points of contention in the bill is it leaves the definition of GMO up to the US Department of Agriculture, which will have two years to figure out all the details: what types of genetic modifications... Read more
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The Scientist
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Billno penalties for manufacturers who fail to comply with the mandate. And the bil
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
The Scientist / Posted 13 days ago
no penalties for manufacturers who fail to comply with the mandate. And the bill only requires food companies to include a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) symbol indicating the presence of a GMO in the product or a QR code that links smartphone... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bin-busting global wheat supplies signal price rout isn’t overcrop. The big crop in Canada, one of the world’s top shippers, is adding to th
Bin-busting global wheat supplies signal price rout isn’t over
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
crop. The big crop in Canada, one of the world’s top shippers, is adding to the outlook for a ballooning wheat glut. The US Department of Agriculture already forecasts that global stockpiles will reach a record before North America’s 2017... Read more
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The Border Mail
Grain prices at historic lowThen we also have the prospect of a reasonable season in Australia for the prod
Grain prices at historic low
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Then we also have the prospect of a reasonable season in Australia for the production of wheat.” Following a negative US Department of Agriculture report last week wheat prices fell around $A17.70 a tonne up until Monday. The slump has seen... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Male Calf Crueltyand repeatedly shocking with electric prods calves only days old. America the
Male Calf Cruelty
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
and repeatedly shocking with electric prods calves only days old. America the Beautiful? I don't think so. Thankfully, the US Department of Agriculture shut down this Vermont facility, and a felony cruelty conviction was handed down to them. Two... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Grand Opening July 12: Cafe in new PH Downtown Bus Hubto 6:00 pm The new café and convenience store will be filling a recognized nee
Grand Opening July 12: Cafe in new PH Downtown Bus Hub
Sarnia Observer / Posted 24 days ago
to 6:00 pm The new café and convenience store will be filling a recognized need in an area that has been designated by the US Department of Agriculture as a “food desert.” This designation indicates that it is an area where affordable and healthy... Read more
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New York Post
Americans love for coffee is a strong brewisolated to the US. Java consumption is up in tea-crazy China, Japan and India
Americans love for coffee is a strong brew
New York Post / Posted 24 days ago
isolated to the US. Java consumption is up in tea-crazy China, Japan and India. The demand is outstripping supply. The US Department of Agriculture forecasted last month that world coffee production for the 2016-17 year is expected to rise 1.6... Read more
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Sun Star
Risk-takers recognizedpride and joy is the Wellgrow Bio-Organic Fertilizer, the only bio-organic fert
Risk-takers recognized
Sun Star / Posted 24 days ago
pride and joy is the Wellgrow Bio-Organic Fertilizer, the only bio-organic fertilizer in the country registered in the US Department of Agriculture. In 2006, his company also received the first Green-E Award from the Department of Energy for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Composting plans create quite a messin the city, one that costs him as much as $200,000 a year to maintain. The an
Composting plans create quite a mess
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
in the city, one that costs him as much as $200,000 a year to maintain. The answer, it turns out, is complicated. The US Department of Agriculture has found that each year in America, 133 billion pounds of food go uneaten, or about 31 percent... Read more
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Canberra Times
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropthe lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
the lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. That's more than the agency's March forecast, based on... Read more
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Brisbane Times
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropthe lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 days ago
the lowest since April. Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. That's more than the agency's March forecast, based on... Read more
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The Age
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropCorn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. Photo: Daniel Acker US farmers planted more corn than they intended in March,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
American farmers sowing bumper corn cropCorn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-m
American farmers sowing bumper corn crop
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Corn, the country's largest crop, was sown on 94.148 million acres, the third-most since 1944, the US Department of Agriculture said in a report Thursday in Washington. Photo: Daniel Acker US farmers planted more corn than they intended in March,... Read more
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examiner.com
Horse in Colorado infected with EIA is euthanizedCoggins tested in May 2015 with negative test results. The health officials at
Horse in Colorado infected with EIA is euthanized
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
Coggins tested in May 2015 with negative test results. The health officials at the Colorado Department of Agriculture and US Department of Agriculture are exchanging information with other states involved in the prior travels of the EIA-positive... Read more
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Aliran Online
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnershipprojections of supposed growth gains from the TPP. The only US government stud
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Aliran Online / Posted 26 days ago
projections of supposed growth gains from the TPP. The only US government study, by the Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, also uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to find modest growth gains from TPP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 27 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef,” the US department of agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report ‘From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef,” the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report From Where the Buffalo Roam: India’s... Read more
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dna
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
dna / Posted 28 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef," the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report 'From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exportsexports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in
Indian buffalo meat not competitive to US beef exports
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
exports, primarily due to quality preferences and animal health regulations in the major markets that import US beef," the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report on Indian beef exports. The report 'From Where the Buffalo Roam:... Read more
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Sun Star
Piñol: Review Philippines agri sectorprovinces and islands including some trips abroad including the most recent vis
Piñol: Review Philippines agri sector
Sun Star / Posted 28 days ago
provinces and islands including some trips abroad including the most recent visit and meeting in United States with US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Water Management Piñol said that as there is big problem in the Philippine’s water... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Behind-the-scenes work at MPSscenes so everything is ready on the first day of staff workshop and the first
Behind-the-scenes work at MPS
Marshall Independent / Posted a month ago
scenes so everything is ready on the first day of staff workshop and the first day of school. Hey, MPS familiesthrough the US Department of Agriculture, we are able to offer free breakfast and lunch to any student (18 years or younger at no cost)... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate GMO labeling deal would ban state requirementsdetail what the national GMO label should include. Producers who have secured a
Senate GMO labeling deal would ban state requirements
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
detail what the national GMO label should include. Producers who have secured a ‘‘certified organic’’ designation from the US Department of Agriculture would be allowed to clearly display a ‘‘non-GMO’’ label on their products. The compromise drew... Read more
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Food Business Review
US Senators reach deal on GMO labeling on packaged fooduse one of the options which include text on the package, a symbol, or a QR cod
US Senators reach deal on GMO labeling on packaged food
Food Business Review / Posted a month ago
use one of the options which include text on the package, a symbol, or a QR code that directs consumers to a web page. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will have two years to work out the particulars to be included in the labeling after the... Read more
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