A local group that’s been working to put puppy mills out of business applauds a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to impose restrictions on breeders who sell dogs on the Internet.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.
“Mystery meat” has been a staple in school lunchrooms for decades, but now the federal government is reportedly buying millions of pounds of ground “pink slime” that has raised serious concerns from scientists.
The Oak Park-River Forest Food Pantry is narrowing its scope by cutting 13 communities — about 500 people per month — from its client base.
Cargill Inc. announced a second recall of ground turkey products Sunday after a test showed salmonella in a sample from the same Arkansas plant tied to a recall issued last month.
Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more. The Agriculture Department says it is one of the largest meat recalls ever.
What’s for dinner? Soon, you’ll have a better idea. New labels will be showing up on the meat, chicken and pork you buy. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports on how they could help consumers make smarter choices at the grocery store.