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What's more American than baseball, hot dogs — and Chinese apple pie? China is the OPEC of apples, producing roughly half of the world's crop, and it is using its clout to press for expanded access to the long-restricted American market. But Beijing must first convince the U.S. Department of Agriculture that its apples are safe to eat and will not bring pesticides that could destroy crops and appetites alike.
The mauling death of a longtime employee cleaning a cougar enclosure at a suburban Portland wildcat sanctuary this weekend is eerily similar to that of an intern killed by a lion at a wildcat park in California earlier this year.
No need to bid. A marketing firm with close ties to President Obama and his political campaigns was given the lucrative job of designing Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” anti-obesity logo without having to go through the government contract bidding route.
Addressing a longstanding criticism of the farm bill, lawmakers are closing a loophole federal investigators said allowed people to get government benefits without actually doing work.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has partnered with Coca-Cola company executives in a landmark public-private partnership to upkeep watersheds on federal properties.
The federal government spent more than $80 billion on food stamp programs in 2012, partly to curtail "food insecurity," according to a government watchdog organization.
First lady Michelle Obama’s healthy eating initiative has hit a roadblock, as students and parents in one rural Kentucky school are lashing back at the mandated menu plans.
You didn't imagine it: It does cost more to raise a child than in the past, including shelter, food and other essentials. The sticker shock doesn't even count the cost of college.
Magician Marty Hahne didn't think things could get any more harebrained after the U.S Department of Agriculture harassed him for using an unlicensed rabbit in his magic shows for two years.