Egg Prices More Than Double In CaliforniaConsumers are shelling out more for a carton of large eggs as benchmark prices in California have gone up by 150 percent in a year.
2 Million Pounds Of Chicken Recalled Over Salmonella FearsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.
USDA Inks Deal With Chobani For Greek Yogurt As Meat Substitute In School LunchesDon’t be surprised if the meat in your child’s school lunch looks more like Greek yogurt. The USDA selected Chobani to provide it’s thick, protein-rich strained yogurt to public schools nationwide, as a meat substitute.
Lee's Sandwiches Doubles Meat Recall To 440K Pounds Of Chicken, Beef & PorkA firm with Bay Area ties has now doubled the amount of meat products it is recalling from restaurants in California and other states, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA InspectionsMore than 200,000-pounds of meat product from a Southern California-based sandwich store chain has been recalled after the U.S. department of agriculture found the manufacturer illegally marked the meat as inspected when it was not.
'GMO-Free' Claims May Soon Be Verified By Agriculture DepartmentThe Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
Over 400 Dogs, Cats Used In Testing Flea & Tick Products In One Of California's Largest Animal LabsResearch animals are kept in cages for months, even years, and subjected to the potentially painful experiments. And one of the biggest such labs in California is right in our own backyard.
Narsai David: The USDA Recommended Way To De-gas Beans Our food and wine expert has a USDA-approved way to de-gas beans that doesn't decrease their nutritional value.
Feds Stepping In To Help Rural California Communities Suffering In Drought The federal government is stepping in to help California communities, particularly in rural areas, in danger of drying out during the drought.
North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety BreachesCongressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.
Nestle Recalls Hot Pockets After Petaluma Beef RecallThe Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse recall of more than 8.7 million pounds of beef is now affecting food supplies across the nation, as Nestle voluntarily recalls two of its Hot Pockets products that may have contained some of the affected meat.
Central Valley Foster Farms Plant Cleaned Up After Cockroaches FoundWork at a Central California chicken plant is to resume Saturday, ending a temporary shutdown ordered by federal inspectors who found cockroaches.