A tweet from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about issuing Santa a permit to enter the country raised the hackles of some Twitter users who brought up the plight of migrants in detention camps.
Approximately 1,092 pounds of ready to eat pork sausage products shipped to Illinois and New York might be contaminated.
The USDA warns there is a high risk to consumer health after routine processes revealed more than 2,800 pounds of meat had failed to go through the standard import inspection process.
Cartons of soup produced by Canyon Creek Soup Co. Ltd. were found to contain wheat and soy allergens.
Critics say that the traps "inhumanely and indiscriminately" kill thousands of animals every year, posing a danger to endangered species, domestic pets and even humans.
Mondolez Global has voluntarily recalled select batches of Nabisco Cheese Nips over concerns they may contain pieces of yellow plastic.
Tongass National Forest is one of the largest intact temperate forests in the world, covering an area of around 16.7 million acres.
A joint effort by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service is scheduled to begin this month to eradicate the non-native feral hogs from the park.
The recall notice was issued after customer complaints made to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
A recall notice was published by the USDA after the issue was brought to Simmons' attention during further processing.
In addition to failing to go through the usual food inspection processes, the products came from Vietnam—a country that is not eligible to export poultry products to the U.S. or any meat products aside from catfish.
Industrial hemp farming will become legal in every state and on reservation land thanks to a new farming program implemented by the U.S. government.
With long-awaited federal regulations, farmers can begin growing hemp without fear of retribution from banks, insurance companies and local authorities.
Food insecurity means "access to adequate food for active, healthy living is limited by lack of money and other resources." In cases of very low food security, at least one member of the household changes their eating habits to make more food available for others.
The Coal Seam Fire—so named because it sits along a coal seam—was set alight during the Plateau Fire, which hit the region in the summer of 2018.
Taco Bell informed the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) that three customers had complained about finding metal shavings in their food.
The updated procedures let meat companies kill pigs as quickly as they want and pass inspection responsibilities from government officials to plant employees.
The devices use bait to lure wildlife before releasing deadly sodium cyanide into the mouth of any animal that takes a bite.
"They were not aggressive. If anything, they were afraid of us," countered one local resident of the River Terrace neighborhood in Tigard.
Two products were recalled this week for misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA announced.
The affected products were produced on various dates between December 7, 2018 and February 15.
"The share of total U.S. agricultural exports to China in value terms is projected to be 6 percent, down sharply, with China falling from the top market in 2017 to fifth place," USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson said.
The Department of Agriculture proposed a rule Thursday that would make it more difficult for states to waive work requirements already in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
A restaurant complained about finding white, hard plastic embedded in the sausages before slicing.