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USDA Mad Cow Inspector Faked Tests Showing No Mad Cow in US Herd -- Indicted

washingtonpost.com | November 18, 10 at 10:17 AM

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USDA Mad Cow Inspector Faked Tests Showing No Mad Cow in US Herd -- Indicted

OMAHA, Neb. -- A former Nebraska cattle inspector has been indicted on charges that he faked reports about mad cow disease, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Galen Niehues, 41, of Cozad,...

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USDA funded Dominos ad campaign - Your tax dollars at work!

nytimes.com | November 12, 10 at 02:56 PM

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Domino's Pizza was hurting early last year. Domestic sales had fallen, and a survey of big pizza chain customers left the company tied for the worst tasting pies.   Then help arrived...

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USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

huffingtonpost.com | Andrew Gunther | July 20, 10 at 05:06 PM

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USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

At a hearing of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, a representative of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finally caught up with the rest of...

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Proposed US Dietary Guidelines: Eat a "plant-based diet"

webmd.com | Denise Mann | June 16, 10 at 07:03 AM

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Proposed US Dietary Guidelines: Eat a "plant-based diet"

By encouraging Americans to slash their salt intake, eat a plant-based diet, and increase physical activity, the newly proposed 2010 Dietary Guidelines take aim at the obesity epidemic. As it stands, two-thirds...

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Power Plate's Well-Rounded Diet Could Save Your Life

pcrm.org | April 7, 10 at 10:48 AM

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Power Plate's Well-Rounded Diet Could Save Your Life

America faces an epidemic of diet-related diseases. So it's time for the federal government to step up to the plate and help spread the word about healthful nutrition. As the U.S. Department...

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

examiner.com | Jean-Pierre Ruiz | March 13, 10 at 08:54 AM

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

In testimony before the US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Dr. Dean Wyatt testified as to how the agency supports unhealthy practices at the national slaughterhouses and endangers the nation's meat...

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:44 AM

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

For the first time ever, the USDA is being honest about our food situation in this country. As posted on the USDA blog: Childhood obesity is one of the greatest public health...

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McDonald's Leading the Way, but Hasn't Gone Far Enough Yet

Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. | July 1, 03 at 03:38 AM

Read More: antibiotics, fast food, fda, hormones, samuel epstein, usda

Commendably, responding to growing concerns that the routine use of antibiotics in meat production has resulted in their decreased effectiveness for treating infectious diseases, McDonald's Corporation has demanded that its suppliers phase...

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