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The State of Trump's USDA: What You Need to Know

THE STATE OF TRUMP'S USDA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Trump Administration has been riddled with high-profile scandals since the President took office. But looking beyond the front...

Opponents say USDA reorganization has multiple problems

OPPONENTS SAY USDA REORGANIZATION HAS MULTIPLE PROBLEMS

Sonny Perdue Critics are continuing to noddle Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's plan to reorganize his large department, finding...

 
 
 
Faces of Food Safety: Meet Raynetta Jackson of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET RAYNETTA JACKSON OF FSIS

Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

HEB shredded beef products recalled for extraneous material

HEB SHREDDED BEEF PRODUCTS RECALLED FOR EXTRANEOUS MATERIAL

Following a consumer complaint about plastic in the product, J & B Sausage Company Inc., doing business as J Bar B Foods in Waelder,...

 
 
 
Belgium's new food pyramid

BELGIUM'S NEW FOOD PYRAMID

Belgium has produced a new food guide “pyramid,” upside down. Its advice: Drink water Eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains Eat less...

700 pounds of ground beef recalled for E. coli O157:H7

700 POUNDS OF GROUND BEEF RECALLED FOR E. COLI O157:H7

Jersey Shore, PA-based Clair D. Thompson & Sons Inc. recalled 700 pounds of ground beef Wednesday after a sample tested positive for...

 
 
 
USDA Must Defend Reissuance of License to Law-Violating Roadside Zoo, Court Says

USDA MUST DEFEND REISSUANCE OF LICENSE TO LAW-VIOLATING ROADSIDE ZOO, COURT SAYS

Animal Legal Defense Fund scores significant victory against USDA rubberstamp license renewal Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org,...

Aldi, Publix, Weis ground turkey recalled after metal bits found

ALDI, PUBLIX, WEIS GROUND TURKEY RECALLED AFTER METAL BITS FOUND

St. Pauls, NC-based Prestage Foods Inc. Monday recalled 38,475 pounds of ground turkey after a retailer found extraneous metal in the...

 
 
 
USDA's temporary food safety administrators are in demand

USDA'S TEMPORARY FOOD SAFETY ADMINISTRATORS ARE IN DEMAND

If Carmen Rottenberg and Paul Kiecker are feeling just a bit like Lucy and Charlie Brown, it's understandable. During the first month...

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Aaron Strickland of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET AARON STRICKLAND OF FSIS

Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

 
 
 
Joint Comment Letter Opposes National Chicken Council Petition

JOINT COMMENT LETTER OPPOSES NATIONAL CHICKEN COUNCIL PETITION

The Animal Legal Defense Fund joined several other animal protection groups to submit a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture...

Case Update: Fighting USDA for Animal Welfare Records

CASE UPDATE: FIGHTING USDA FOR ANIMAL WELFARE RECORDS

In early 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture suddenly removed public access to thousands of animal welfare reports concerning...

 
 
 
Moving Codex out of FSIS will boost trade, not food safety

MOVING CODEX OUT OF FSIS WILL BOOST TRADE, NOT FOOD SAFETY

Editor's note: This guest opinion column by Dr. Richard Raymond was originally publish on MeatingPlace.com and is republished here...

Want to improve your memory or ability to concentrate? Lutein in avocados shown to boost eye and brain health

WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY OR ABILITY TO CONCENTRATE? LUTEIN IN AVOCADOS SHOWN TO BOOST EYE AND BRAIN HEALTH

Eating avocados may help boost eye health, memory and attention, a study published in Nutrients revealed. A team of researchers at...

 
 
 
Processing problem spurs recall for staphylococcal enterotoxin

PROCESSING PROBLEM SPURS RECALL FOR STAPHYLOCOCCAL ENTEROTOXIN

Processing deviations discovered by inspectors reviewing records at a Washington sausage company have prompted a recall of numerous...

Letter from the Editor: Vacancy says food safety not a priority

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: VACANCY SAYS FOOD SAFETY NOT A PRIORITY

I'm pretty jaded when it comes to the federal government - no matter who is running it. But I do know that without filling the spokes...

 
 
 
Frozen sausage recalled in Canada, U.S. for undeclared milk

FROZEN SAUSAGE RECALLED IN CANADA, U.S. FOR UNDECLARED MILK

A New York company is recalling frozen pork sausage products in the United States and Canada because they contain milk, a known allergen...

Lab-made meat, poultry get big funding boost from big food

LAB-MADE MEAT, POULTRY GET BIG FUNDING BOOST FROM BIG FOOD

It's the future of meat and poultry - or at least part of the future. That's what some investors, among them global agricultural heavyweight...

 
 
 
Deal on: USDA gives green light to China's poultry inspections

DEAL ON: USDA GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO CHINA'S POULTRY INSPECTIONS

The “our beef for your chicken deal” hatched by President Donald Trump with the People's Republic of China last May appears to be on...

Animal Legal Defense Fund Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against USDA Over Blackout of Animal Welfare Records

ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND APPEALS DISMISSAL OF LAWSUIT AGAINST USDA OVER BLACKOUT OF ANIMAL WELFARE RECORDS

Animal Protection Coalition continues fight for transparency Contact: media aldf.org SAN FRANCISCO - Today the Animal Legal Defense...