United States Department of Agriculture

Department of United States government responsible policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, rural economic development, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promotes agricultural trade and production, works to assure food safety, protects natural resources, fosters rural communities and works to end hunger in the United States and internationally.

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The USDA issued a health alert saying a Kentucky company produced sausage products that may be contaminated with listeria, a disease-causing bacteria.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 days ago

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The FDA, USDA and CDC are investigating an onion-linked salmonella outbreak that has grown to 640 illnesses and 85 hospitalizations in 43 states.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

Senator Cynthia Villar is asking the Department of Agriculture (DA) to report out the status of its disbursement of the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Ready-to-eat products sold at Kroger, Walmart and other stores could contain vegetable linked to salmonella outbreak.
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Some Walmart, Kroger and H-E-B salads are part of a new health alert because they contain recalled onions that maybe contaminated with Salmonella.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

At least 14 of the seed species had been identified, according to the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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