The USDA said it can fund SNAP through February thanks to the short-term funding bill that ran out on Dec. 22. That bill included a provision giving federal agencies the authority to make obligated payments to support certain programs for 30 days after its expiration date.
However you celebrate the December holidays and New Year’s, these celebrations probably involve a lot of food. Here are some tips from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on how to reduce food waste.
Few foods are tied as closely to one holiday as turkey is to Thanksgiving. At almost every Thanksgiving feast, an enormous turkey is one of the central attractions.
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.
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.