Gluten-free, organic, all-natural, no sugar added — these days, food packages from pasta to Pringles are littered in labels. And soon, consumers can expect to see more.
A Congressman is calling for an investigation into “secretive and problematic” experiments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Prince George’s County in which hundreds of kittens are reportedly being killed by incineration.
With increased awareness of the importance of bees to the commonwealth’s agricultural economy, the number of bee clubs is nearing 50, compared with 15 in 2000.
As the region slides into spring, it’s time to take a look at what’s really in your fridge and cupboards and if it’s still safe to eat.
A year after coming to the limelight through the DC Eagle Cam, ‘First Lady’ and ‘Mr. President’ are expected to grow their eagle family within the next week.
A fire broke out at the U.S. Department of Agriculture facility in Prince George’s County Tuesday morning, damaging a wooden structure and some vehicles.
ConAgra Foods is recalling almost 195,600 pounds of P.F. Chang’s frozen dinners because they may contain pieces of metal in them, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Will you be the one of the 48 million who will get food poisoning this Fourth of July? Not if you follow these tips from the USDA.
Perdue Foods LLC is recalling about 4,500 pounds of Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets that could be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials.
WASHINGTON — A lot of thought goes into the Thanksgiving meal — from how to cook the turkey to who will make the pies. But when it is all over a new challenge presents itself:…
Overcook a Thanksgiving turkey and it might be dry and tough. Undercook it and it could end up looking like a pink, gelatinous science experiment.
A power outage can be expensive depending on how much perishable food
you have to lose.
Many shoppers buy their Thanksgiving turkey frozen, but more and more people prefer a fresh one. If that includes you, be careful not to buy that bird too soon – one to two days before you plan on cooking it is the maximum, according to the USDA.
After years of pressure from the public and animal-welfare groups, the USDA\’s inspector general looked into the laws regulating commercial dog breeding and agreed there was a gap between breeders who sell online and those who do not.
Organic food products are traditionally more expensive for consumers than their conventional varieties. This difference in price is also felt by the farmers who grow and produce certified organic food. But a new program is helping small farmers grow certified natural food.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.