Department of Food and Agriculture
The government watchdog that is supposed to ensure consumers are not overcharged at the grocery store has stopped doing its job.
California officials have released thousands of insects in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to combat an invasive weed that has clogged the waterway.
A coalition of health and environmental groups has stirred up a hornet’s nest at the State Department of Food and Agriculture, contending that the state is too quick to use pesticides to eradicate invasive pests.
California agricultural officials say they have successfully beaten back an invasive species that was threatening the state’s wine industry.