Lisa McKeag received a USDA grant to help MA farms manage food safety risks.
Columnist Alexa Jones points out that organic labels don’t always mean the food lives up to USDA standards.
Climate change will bring rising temperatures and new invasive species, according to the USDA.
Collegian columnist Seyi Obasa wonders if anyone can trust fast food anymore.
“Where’s the beef?” was once a slogan of the fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s, in regards to the quality of meat of their competitors’ products. Now, some consumers are asking just that of Taco Bell. An Alabama law firm has filed a class-action law suit against the fast-food company, that claims the “seasoned beef” served in its products does not contain enough beef to be considered beef, seasoned or otherwise. According to the lawsuit, only 35 percent of the beef filling served in tacos was actual beef, with the remaining 65 percent consisting of ingredients including: water, isolated oat product, wheat…