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A conspiracy of dunces

Just before Christmas, a story broke that seemed too strange — and too hypocritical — to be true. As Democratic Party elders were trying to stifle loutish impeachment threats by fanatical House freshmen, it was revealed that Democratic operatives had used cyber fraud to manipulate the 2017 Alabama Senate race. It’s hard to know precisely who masterminded the plot because the perpetrators have lawyered up and are pointing fingers at one another. But according to the New York Times and subsequent ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Putin, Obama, California, Washington Post, Opinion, Russia, Alabama, Usda, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, United States


The shutdown is tripping up real estate deals across the country

With no end in sight to the shutdown — which began in December and hinges on political leaders disagreement over funding for a border wall — Realtors say the dire affects are seeping into more and more corners of the industry.
Tags: Utah, California, Washington, Usda, Analysis, Radio, Hud, Mortgage, Dc, Government Shutdown, Irs, Palm Springs, Industry News, Markets & Economy


Deadly Newcastle disease prompts California to call for chicken-show cancellations

In the latest sign of growing concern over the virulent Newcastle disease killing chickens in Southern California, State Veterinarian Annette Jones has issued a recommendation that poultry shows that include birds from the affected counties be cancelled. But with o major shows scheduled before August in the affected counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura, at least some exhibitions elsewhere in the state are expected to simply screen out exhibitors from the four counties. ...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Uncategorized, Usda, Sport, Soccer, Newcastle, Riverside County, Southern California, Riddle, Compton, Ventura, U S Department of Agriculture, San Bernardino County, California Department of Food and Agriculture


Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled For Possible Wood Contamination

People who bought the nuggets should trash them or return them to the place of purchase, the USDA said.
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Perdue Farms recalls chicken nuggets because they may contain wood

Some Perdue Foods chicken nuggets may be contaminated with wood, according to a recall USDA recall notice.            [Author: Cincinnati Enquirer]
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USDA worker: My 8-year-old asks when I go back to work

Army veteran and USDA worker Andrew Robinson wrote in an op-ed for CNN that he feels "personally betrayed" by the government shutdown, and added to CNN's Brianna Keilar that it's affecting his 8-year-old daughter too.
Tags: News, Usda, Cnn, Army, Stories, Brianna Keilar, Andrew Robinson


Motorcycle Industry Council Talks With Lawmakers About Access to National Parks

More Access to Land for Motorcyclists? Members of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and outdoor recreation industry leaders met with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Jim Hubbard and other officials. According to the press release, the goal of the meeting was to discuss improving access to lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service. The MIC and other officials want to see more access afforded to motorized recreational vehicles, like ...
Tags: Usda, Motorcycles, Agriculture, Perdue, Natural Resources, U S Forest Service, Polaris Industries, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Industry Council, Sonny Perdue, Motorcycle Industry Council MIC, Jim Hubbard, Paul Vitrano, MIC Board, Perdue Hubbard, Tim Buche


Motorcycle Industry Council Talks With Lawmakers About Access to National Forests

More Access to Land for Motorcyclists? Members of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and outdoor recreation industry leaders met with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Jim Hubbard and other officials. According to the press release, the goal of the meeting was to discuss improving access to lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service. The MIC and other officials want to see more access afforded to motorized recreational vehicles, like ...
Tags: Usda, Motorcycles, Agriculture, Perdue, Natural Resources, U S Forest Service, Polaris Industries, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Industry Council, Sonny Perdue, Motorcycle Industry Council MIC, Jim Hubbard, Paul Vitrano, MIC Board, Perdue Hubbard, Tim Buche


It's Pretty & Pink & All Over Instagram — But Is Today's Diet Food Good For You?

Health-ade Kombucha's website looks like a cross between Instagram and Pinterest. The names of the drinks invoke a farmers market table — Pink Lady Apple, Power Greens, and Beet Lime. "A bubbly probiotic tea," says the label, "truly nature's treat," adds the marketing. It’s filled with probiotics, which are good for your gut. It has polyphenols, which have antioxidant properties that have been shown to — at least in preliminary studies — offer some protection against heart disease, diabetes a...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, America, Usda, Gmo, Graham, Smith, Moore, Michael Pollan, Marisa Moore, Julie Smith, Rebecca Scritchfield, Sylvester Graham, Louisa Cannell, Scritchfield


Bee surveys in newest US national park could aid pollinator studies elsewhere

Declines in native bee populations are widely reported, but can existing data really analyze these trends? Utah State University and USDA entomologists Meiners, Griswold and Messinger Carril report findings about pollinator biodiversity in California's Pinnacle National Park derived from three separate surveys spanning 17 years and say similar studies in other areas are needed.
Tags: Science, California, US, Usda, Utah State University, Meiners Griswold, Messinger Carril, Pinnacle National Park


Federal food programs in So Cal scramble as government remains closed

About 4 million poor Californians — half of them children — who rely on government  assistance for the food on their tables started receiving early disbursement of their February benefits this week before money runs out under the partial federal government shutdown. Clients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, called CalFresh in California, began seeing an accelerated deposit to their Electronic Benefits Transfer accounts on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Those accounts fund debit cards that, ...
Tags: News, California, Usda, Sport, Soccer, Johnson, Local News, Riverside County, Southern California, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, Leary, San Bernardino County, George Johnson, U S Dept of Agriculture


I was always proud to serve my government. Now it's hurting my family

When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.
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I was proud to work for the government. Now it's hurting my family

Andrew Robinson, a veteran furloughed from his job with the USDA in Kansas City, describes the stress the shutdown has placed on his family and the overall loss of pride in serving a government by which he feels personally betrayed.
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I work for the government. Now it's hurting my family

When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.
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Opinion: I was proud to work for the government. Now it's hurting my family

When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.
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U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection roles: experts

Workers in public health laboratories are reporting disruptions in the analysis of DNA from food samples involved in foodborne outbreaks, and have raised concerns about a USDA program that tests agricultural commodities for unsafe levels of pesticides, they said. The shutdown is "putting our nation's food supply at risk," Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro, a Democrat, said at a briefing of the House Congressional Food Safety Caucus on Wednesday. Only about a third of the FDA's regular i...
Tags: News, Usda, Connecticut, Fda, Rosa, FDA USDA, House Congressional Food Safety Caucus


We are public servants. I feel personally betrayed by my government

When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.
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The shutdown is locking me out of the American Dream

I was planning on using a USDA loan to purchase my first home, writes Katie Venable. Now that we are over 20-something days into the shutdown, my chance of finally owning a home continues to dwindle every day.
Tags: Usda, Cnn, Katie Venable


Potatoes Have a Form of 'Depression,' but Scientists Have an Idea to Cure Them

Scientists are trying to revolutionize potatoes and, in the process, cure the tubers’ depression, the result of generations of inbreeding.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, Usda, Agriculture, Plants, Potatoes, Precious, Boil Em Mash Em Stick Em In A Stew


Pet Air Travel Checklist: How Should You Prepare For The Trip?

Each year, an estimate of 2 million pets travel on commercial flights. That said, it’s becoming more and more popular for pet owners to bring their pets with them wherever they go. According to PurringPal , flying with pets can be scary, knowing about all the airline controversies concerning passengers’ pets. However, those are just isolated cases and shouldn’t keep you from traveling with your pets. If you’re planning on a trip or you’re relocating with your pet , then keep on reading as we w...
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The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 — SHUTDOWN!

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 SHUTDOWN! In solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of government workers who have been furloughed or who are working without pay, as well as the vast number of contractors, businesses, and local entities whose livelihoods depend upon the normal functioning of the Federal government, the IM Saturday Monks Brunch is SHUT DOWN today. We have no funds to provide food and drink for the Brunch. IM offices and off-site facilities are shuttered and lo...
Tags: Fcc, Congress, Religion, Usda, Cnn, Fbi, Food And Drug Administration, Smithsonian, Jesus, Secret Service, Fda, Tsa, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Border Patrol


Eight new grants, Ginsburg recovery from surgery “on track”

One day after Politico reported that White House officials were preparing for the possible “death or departure” of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had surgery in late December to remove two cancerous growths from her lungs, the Supreme Court announced today that there was no evidence of any other cancer, and that the 85-year-old Ginsburg would not require any further treatment. Ginsburg’s recovery from surgery is “on track,” Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said in a statement, althoug...
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What the government shutdown means for your mortgage

By Holden Lewis, NerdWallet.com The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. And if you’re among the 800,000 federal employees going without a regular paycheck, it could mean trouble making a house payment. ICYMI: Lenders coming to aid of workers affected by government shutdown Here’s how the shutdown ...
Tags: New York City, Usda, Sport, Soccer, Va, St Louis, Irs, Wells Fargo, U S Department of Agriculture, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Freddie Mac, Coast Guard, FHA, JPMorgan Chase, Freddie, Federal Housing Administration


Chickens with Newcastle disease found at 2nd commercial operation in Riverside County

A second commercial chicken operation in Riverside County has been hit with the bird-killing virulent Newcastle disease, resulting in the flock being euthanized and officials stepping up eradication efforts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week. Since the outbreak of the virus in mid-May, more than 60,000 birds — mostly chickens — have been euthanized in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, according to Steve Lyle, spokesman for the California Department...
Tags: Health, News, Environment, Usda, Sport, Soccer, Newcastle, Riverside County, Southern California, Compton, Ventura, U S Department of Agriculture, San Bernardino County, CDFA, Perris, Jurupa Valley


American Cheese Surplus Reaches Record High

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there's a 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus. "The glut, which at 900,000 cubic yards is the largest in U.S. history, means that there is enough cheese sitting in cold storage to wrap around the U.S. Capitol," reports NPR. Americans managed to consume nearly 37 pounds per capita in 2017, but that wasn't enough to reduce the surplus. From the report: The stockpile started to build several years ago, in large part because the pace of milk production b...
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Are you prepared?Start with Freeze Dried Lindon Farms Buckets and Pouches |

Most Americans underestimate the risk of how much food an average adult will need to survive. Imagine the day when disaster strikes and there is no food at your local grocery store, no water when you turn on the faucet. It could be weeks or even months before there is aid, and even then it can’t happen everywhere at once. Don’t rely on the government to provide for your family when your lives are at stake. Lindon Farms offers a variety of products including delicious entrees, refreshing bev...
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FDA inspectors, furloughed in shutdown, put food safety at risk

By Laurie McGinley and Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post The furloughing of hundreds of Food and Drug Administration inspectors has sharply reduced inspections of the nation’s food supply – one of many repercussions of the partial government shutdown that make Americans potentially less safe. The agency, which oversees 80 percent of the food supply, has suspended all routine inspections of domestic food-processing facilities, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in an interview. He said he’s w...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Washington Post, Usda, Sport, Nasa, Earth, Dhs, Soccer, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Secret Service, Fda, Tsa, Donald Trump


USDA delays deadline for farmer aid to offset tariff losses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers already reeling from low prices and uncertainty amid the nation’s trade dispute with China are welcoming a decision to extend a deadline for federal aid because of the partial government shutdown. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue on Tuesday announced the Agriculture Department would extend a Jan. 15 deadline for […]
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USDA: Food Stamps Funded Through February Even If Shutdown Continues

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is asking states to issue the February benefits on or before Jan. 20 so that they can be paid to the nearly 40 million Americans in the program. SNAP is already fully funded for January. The administration announced its plans as the White House worked t...
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USDA: Food stamps will be funded through February

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is asking states to issue the February benefits on or before Jan. 20 so that they can be paid to the nearly […]
Tags: News, Washington, Usda, Ap, Nation, Agriculture, Trump, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Sonny Perdue