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Asking USDA for help on civil rights

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is embarking on a partnership with universities across the country in hopes of infusing its ranks with more diversity...

Feds now certifying and labeling GMO free

The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. USDA's move comes as some...

USDA goes on a giant snail hunt

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat,...

Emails detail White House role in Shirley Sherrod firing

White House officials were in close contact with the Agriculture Department in the hours leading up to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's decision to fire...