Tag: "USDA"

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Public Opinion wanted for USDA Bug Research

Public Opinion wanted for USDA Bug Research – 1/20/13

Bugs Behaving Badly…USDA Scientists Plan To Stop Them with the Public’s Help USDA is taking its battle against bad bugs “to the streets.”  USDA’s Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS) is seeking public input in fighting insect pests, many of whom may, in public opinion, top the lists as public nuisance number one—like bedbugs and mosquitoes. USDA-ARS […]

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Food Safety Headlines 2012

Food Safety Headlines 2012 – 12/30/12

Top Ten Most Important Food Safety Stories of 2012 Like yesterday’s Reader’s Choices, the stories that drove Food Safety News’ readership to new heights, the Top Ten is a way of reviewing all that’s occurred during the past year. What we think is important and what you, the reader, want to read in large numbers is […]

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Feedlots Believe In BQA - Study

Feedlots Believe In BQA – 9/1/12

Feedlots Believe In BQA, Study Shows There is little doubt that the industry’s efforts to advance the cause of Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) has resulted in higher-quality beef for consumers. But how widely are BQA principles adopted, particularly by cattle feeders? To find out, USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) conducted its Feedlot 2011 […]