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USDA international assistance program benefits more than 1.6 million worldwide

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USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service announced seven international projects this year as part of the Food for Progress Program which will benefit more than 1.6 million people.


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USDA releases annual Expenditures on Children and Families report

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Today, USDA released the annual Expenditures on Children and Families report, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child, which projects a middle-income family will spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013.


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USDA bolsters procedures for detecting and removing unsafe ground beef

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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) launched new expedited tracing procedures that will allow the agency to trace contaminated ground beef back to its source more quickly, remove it from commerce and find the root cause of the incident.


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US corn and soybean production expected to reach record-breaking numbers

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Favorable weather conditions in the nation’s agricultural states have yielded increasing amounts of corn and soybeans which are expected to reach record-breaking numbers in 2014.


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USDA unveils new poultry inspection system

Under the modernized rule, poultry companies will have to meet new requirements to control Salmonella and Campylobacter while an updated inspection system aims to better position inspectors on the line
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New USDA food safety and inspection requirements draw both ire and praise.


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USDA taking steps to enhance US, Africa trade

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Members of USDA, Congress and President Barack Obama joined African heads of state and government leaders this week for the first-ever African Leaders summit to determine ways that would enhance trade between the US and Africa.


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USDA seeks comments on transparency of SNAP program

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USDA is asking for public input on a proposal that would provide more information to the public about the amount of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits used at retailers and grocery stores.


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USDA releases state-specific fact sheets on importance of trade

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USDA recently released state fact sheets detailing the importance of agriculture trade. The state-specific fact sheets include each state’s top five agricultural exports in 2012 and the number of US jobs created by agriculture.


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USDA adds food safety requirements; new inspection system for poultry products

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In an effort to improve worker safety and prevent thousands of illnesses each year, USDA announced additional food safety requirements and the new National Poultry Inspection System (NPIS).


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FSIS issues public health alert for processed breaded chicken

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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for processed breaded chicken products manufactured at VU Foods, LLC.


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