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The White House unveiled its proposal Wednesday for drastic changes in government programs that donate food to fight hunger abroad and surprised no one. As we reported last week, rumors of such an overhaul had been circulating for weeks, arousing
Apples and especially pears are vulnerable to a nasty bacterial infection called fire blight that, left unchecked, can spread quickly, killing fruit trees and sometimes devastating whole orchards. "It's basically like a gangrene of your limbs.
Behrouz Mehri / AFP/Getty Images Washington is awash in rumors this week that the White House is planning major changes in the way that the U.S. donates food to fight hunger in some of the world's poorest countries...America's policies on food aid
The Kansas City Star Despite numerous illnesses among consumers, federal meat inspectors fail to test steaks and other mechanically tenderized beef products for a dangerous strain of E. coli, according to a newly released federal audit. That failure
EDT April 1, 2013 Each year invasive pests destroy cropland and forest...To fight them, a change in how we interact with our environment is starting to take place. A snail as big as your foot, an insect the size of chocolate sprinkles and a mold
Using the cover of darkness, feral pigs have learned to outsmart even the most seasoned hunters as they set about on their nightly terrors, rooting up crops and suburban gardens, harassing native wildlife and turning watering holes into pigsties. The
A decade ago, fur rancher Bob Zimbal had about 34,000 mink at his three southeastern Wisconsin farms. He was in survival mode, struggling to compete with farmers producing cheaper pelts overseas...These days he's got 54,000 breeding females, 26 miles'
But just what are GM crops, and what evidence to we have to suggest that they're dangerous to human health?...The company's first product, in 1901, was the artificial sweetener saccharine...From 1965 to 1969, Monstanto produced Agent Orange for U.S.
The Associated Press The Associated Press 1 hour ago Associated Press Oklahoma's 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities to process and export horse meat, despite bitter
Oklahoma's 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities to process and export horse meat, despite bitter opposition by animal rights activists. Supporters argue that a horse