The nutritional values of thousands of foods sold in the US is now easily accessible through an online database launched by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Branded Food Product...

USDA proposes new measure to reduce food poisoning from poultry products The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed new federal standards to reduce...

USDA opens investigation into second case of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has opened a new investigation after a second case where unauthorised genetically...

Missing breakfast may increase the risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease, according to a new study published on 22 July 2013 in the American Heart Association Journal ‘Circulation’....

If American Government officials thought that American meat producers would welcome mandatory country of origin labels (CoOL) to distinguish US meat from meat imports, they might need to think again. The...

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched its “Smart Snacks in Schools” nutrition standards, which will affect the kind of foods allowed to be sold in vending machines or other a la carte...

Two separate research reports recently released in the US have pointed to a number of causes for the serious decline in bee numbers that is threatening US agriculture and food supplies globally. Some of...

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced that periodic testing of organic food will be implemented from the start of 2013. Current USDA regulations require organic-food producers to undergo...

On September 25, 2012 , the USA’s Agriculture Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon announced that United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s online SuperTracker...

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have demonstrated that mineral levels in new varieties of broccoli are the same as they were in 1975. Their findings were published today in Crop...