USDA Seagull Scarecrow Tactic Unsettles Humans, TooWildlife officials are hanging dead seagulls underneath a Washington pier, hoping the sight will scare off live birds. The tactic is upsetting some human residents as well.
Beef Produced In 2012 Recalled By Washington CompanyA Toppenish, Washington, company is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless beef-trim products produced in 2012 that may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.
University Of Alaska Fined $127K After 12 Musk Oxen Die From Malnutrition The University of Alaska Fairbanks has been penalized $127,100 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 12 musk oxen died from malnutrition at the school's large animal research station
Local Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Wheat Several Washington wheat growers filed suit Thursday against Monsanto Co. over the unauthorized release of genetically modified wheat, claiming the discovery of the wheat in an Oregon field last week has damaged sales of exports.
USDA: Non-Approved Genetically Engineered Wheat Found In Ore. FieldThe Agriculture Department says a non-approved strain of genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-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.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn 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.
Hunger In Our State Increased Faster Than Any OtherThe abundance of summer fruits and vegetables filling Washington supermarkets are a colorful but ironic contrast to some new statistics coming out the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week. The numbers show hunger in the state has grown significantly since the recession started.
Study: Organic Food Has No Nutrition Difference, But Fewer PesticidesOrganic food may give consumers’ piece of mind, but it may not be worth the bigger piece from your wallet.
Armstrong To Get Lifetime Ban, Lose TitlesIn a statement released late Thursday night, celebrated cyclist Lance Armstrong announced he would no longer fight charges that he used performance enhancing drugs throughout his esteemed career. "There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say, enough is enough," Armstrong's statement read. "For me, that time is now."
Armstrong's Suit TossedA federal judge in Austin, Texas, has thrown out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, an attempt to stop the drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner.
Armstrong Doping Allegations Latest: UCI Tries to Block Charges